Viktor's research examines the nexus of colonial administration and development, international anthropology and imperial rivalry, particularly in Africa and the Asia-Pacific during the Interwar Period. He received his M.A. in Modern History (with Distinction) from King's College London and a B.A. in History from the University of Missouri (summa cum laude).
- Transimperial and transnational networks of power-knowledge
- Colonial and modern development in the Global South
- Scientific Internationalism
- Panel Chair, “Uses and Abuses of Expertise” Panel, Legacies of Colonialism in East Central Europe: Race, Scholarship and Politics, 12th Annual WeberWorldCafé, hosted by the Max Weber Stiftung and Forum Transregionale Studien, Hamburg, Germany, 15 October 2019.
- "The Imperialism of Ethnological Expropriation in the Interwar Pacific", Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, 31 August 2018.
- "Making Richard Thurnwald: Applied Ethnologie in Habsburg Bosnia, 1896-1898", Histories of Anthropology: Transforming Knowledge and Power (1870-1970), University of Cambridge, 18-19 September 2017.