Bisztray, György (George) (Budapest, 2 October 1938 - Torontó, 19 December 2012) – Literary historian, educator. He received his MA at the University of Budapest in 1962. He left for Norway in 1965 and emigrated to the USA in 1966. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1972. He taught at the universities of Minnesota and Chicago (1969-1975), thereafter he moved to Canada and taught Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta (Edmonton) (1976-1978). He was Chair of Hungarian Studies at the University of Toronto from 1978 until his retirement in 2004. He was founder of the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada (1984) and co-editor of the Hungarian Studies Review (1981-2004). He had published and edited books and research papers in scholarly journals including the Canadian Review of Comparative Literature; Source (Forrás); East European Quarterly, and Hungarian Studies Review.His books include Marxist Models of Literary Realism (1978); Hungarian Cultural Presence in North America (co-editor with N. F. Dreisziger) (1981), and Hungarian Canadian Literature (1987). – B: 0893, T: 4342.→Canadian Hungarian Literature, Hungarian Studies Association of Canada; Dreisziger, Nándor F.