Alumni Stories

CEU Alumnus Khan Appointed Leader of Alberta Liberal Party

October 11, 2017

CEU alumnus David Khan (LEGS '05) has been appointed leader of the Alberta Liberal Party in Canada. Prior to running for leader of the party, Khan served as the party's executive vice-president. He was elected leader on June 4, 2017. 

He holds a BSc from the University of British Columbia, a Juris Doctor degree in Law from the University of Toronto. He studied international and European human rights and constitutional law at CEU, and French at l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. He works as a lawyer in Calgary, practising indigenous law. 

CEU Alumna Tregub Appointed Secretary General of Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee

October 9, 2017

CEU alumna Olena Tregub (POLS '05) has been appointed Secretary General of the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO), a joint initiative of Transparency International Defence and Security (the UK) and the Ukrainian chapter of Transparency International.

CEU Alumna Kiss Co-authors Interdisciplinary Study in Science

September 26, 2017

Even though the study of the Middle Ages seems to have little in common with environmental policies, the interdisciplinary nature of the Medieval Studies Department enables alumni to get involved in the study of long-term ecological processes and thus contribute to understanding of present climatic fluctuations.

Medieval Studies Alumnus Szabo Elected President of European Association of Environmental History

September 26, 2017

CEU alumnus Peter Szabo (MEDS MA’98, PhD‘03) has been elected president of the European Association of Environmental History, an association which promotes dialogue between humanistic scholarship, environmental science and other disciplines. After graduating from CEU, Szabo has worked as a historical ecologist and environmental historian in the Institute of Botany at the Czech Academy of Sciences.

 

CEU Alumna Jamroziak Named Director of Institute for Medieval Studies at Leeds University

September 26, 2017

Emilia Jamroziak  (MA'97) has been elected as director of the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds. She graduated from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan and Central European University in Budapest, received her PhD from the University of Leeds in 2001, and has worked as professor of religious history at Leeds since 2014.