CEU Appointments

  • Katalin Szende promoted to Professor. Katalin Szende of the Department of Medieval Studies has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2018.
  • József Fiser promoted to Professor. József Fiser of the Department of Cognitive Science has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2018.
  • Sergey Lychagin promoted to Associate Professor. Sergey Lychagin of the Department of Economics and Business has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective August 1, 2018.
  • Ádám Zawadowski promoted to Associate Professor. Ádám Zawadowski of the Department of Economics and Business has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective August 1, 2018.
  • Tim Crane appointed Head of Department of Philosophy. Tim Crane has been appointed as the Head of the Department of Philosophy for a three-year term, effective as of August 1, 2018.
  • Laszlo Pinter appointed Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department. Laszlo Pinterhas been appointed Head of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy for a two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2018.
  • Renáta Uitz appointed Head of Legal Studies Department. Renáta Uitz has been appointed as the Head of the Legal Studies Department for a two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2018.
  • Szabolcs Pogonyi appointed Head of Nationalism Studies Program. Szabolcs Pogonyi has been appointed as the Head of the Nationalism Studies Program for a two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2018.
  • Zsolt Enyedi re-appointed Pro-Rector for Hungarian Affairs. Zsolt Enyedi of the Department of Political Science has been re-appointed as Pro-Rector for Hungarian affairs for another two-year term, effective August 1, 2018.
  • Eva Fodor re-appointed Pro-Rector for Social Sciencies and Humanities. Professor Eva Fodor of Department of Gender Studies has been re-appointed as Pro-Rector for Social Sciencies and Humanities for another two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2018.
  • Tatiana Yarkova re-appointed Academic Secretary. Tatiana Yarkova has been re-appointed as Academic Secretary for another two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2018.
  • Liviu Matei re-appointed Provost/Pro-Rector. Liviu Matei, Professor at the Department of Public Policy, has been re-appointed Provost/Pro-rector, effective as of August 1, 2018.
  • Andrew Cartwright re-appointed co-director of Center for Policy Studies. Andrew Cartwright has been re-appointed co-director of the Center for Policy Studies for another two-year term, effective August 1, 2018.
  • Karoly Boroczky re-appointed Head of Department of Mathematics and Its Applications. Karoly Boroczky has been re-appointed as the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Its Applications for another two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2018.
  • Janos Kertesz appointed Head of Network and Data Science Department. Janos Kerteszhas been appointed as the Head of the Department of Data and Network Science, effective as of May 9, 2018.
  • Victor Karady appointed to Distinguished Research Affiliate. Victor Karady of the Department of History has been appointed to the rank of Distinguished Research Affiliate, effective January 15, 2018.
  • Guntra Aistara promoted to Associate Professor. Guntra Aistara of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective January 1, 2018.
  • Aziz Al-Azmeh appointed to Professor Emeritus. Aziz Al-Azmeh of the Department of History has been appointed to the rank of Professor Emeritus, effective December 1, 2017.
  • Botond Kőszegi promoted to University Professor. Botond Kőszegi of the Department of Economics and Businesshas been promoted to a rank of University Professor, effective December 1, 2017.
  • Guenther Knoblich re-appointed co-director of the Social Mind Center. Guenther Knoblich has been re-appointed co-director of the Social Mind Center for another three-year term, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Natalie Sebanz re-appointed co-director of the Social Mind Center. Natalie Sebanz has been re-appointed co-director of the Social Mind Center for another three-year term, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Carsten L. Wilke promoted to Professor. Carsten L. Wilke of the Department of Historyhas been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Michael L. Miller re-appointed Head of Nationalism Studies Program. Michael L. Millerhas been re-appointed for another year as the Head of the Nationalism Studies Program, effective as of August 1, 2017.
  • Achim Kemmerling promoted to Professor. Achim Kemmerling of the School of Public Policy has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Andres Moles promoted to Associate Professor. Andres Moles of the Department of Political Science has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Caterina Sganga promoted to Associate Professor. Caterina Sganga of the Department of Legal Studies has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Jan Hennings promoted to Associate Professor. Jan Hennings of the Department of History has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Laszlo Pinter appointed Acting Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department. Laszlo Pinter has been appointed Acting Head of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy for a one-year term, effective as of August 1, 2017.
  • Hanoch Ben-Yami re-appointed Head of Department of Philosophy. Hanoch Ben-Yami has been re-appointed as the Head of the Department of Philosophy for another year, effective as of August 1, 2017.
  • Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky appointed to Professor Emerita. Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky of the Department of Legal Studieshas been appointed to the rank of Professor Emerita, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Peter Hardi appointed to Professor Emeritus. Peter Hardi of the Business School has been appointed to the rank of Professor Emeritus, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Evelyne Hübscher promoted to Associate Professor. Evelyne Hübscher of the School of Public Policy has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Martin Kahanec appointed Acting Head of the School of Public Policy. Martin Kahanec has been appointed as the Acting Head of the School of Public Policy, effective as of August 1, 2017, for a one-year period.
  • Tolga U. Esmer appointed director of the Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies. Tolga U. Esmer of Department of History has been re-appointed director of the Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Balazs Trencsenyi appointed Head of History Department. Balazs Trencsenyi has been appointed as the Head of the Department of History, effective as of August 1, 2017.
  • Dorit Geva appointed Head of Sociology Department. Dorit Geva has been appointed as the Head of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, effective as of August 1, 2017.
  • Zoltan Miklosi appointed Head of Political Science Department. Zoltan Miklosi has been appointed as the Head of the Political Science Department, effective as of August 1, 2017.
  • Christophe Heintz appointed Head of Cognitive Science Department. Christophe Heintz has been appointed as the Head of the Department of Cognitive Science, effective as of August 1, 2017.
  • Jasmina Lukic appointed Head of the Department of Gender Studies. Jasmina Lukic has been appointed Head of the Department of Gender Studies, effective August 1, 2017.
  • Jasmina Lukic promoted to Professor. Jasmina Lukic of the Department of Gender Studies has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective December 1, 2016.
  • Martin Kahanec promoted to Professor. Martin Kahanec of the School of Public Policy has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective December 1, 2016.
  • Szabolcs Pogonyi promoted to Associate Professor. Szabolcs Pogonyi of the Nationalism Studies Program has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective December 1, 2016.
  • Zoltan Miklosi promoted to Associate Professor. Zoltan Miklosi of the Department of Political Science has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective December 1, 2016.
  • Maciej Kisilowski promoted to Associate Professor. Maciej Kisilowski of the Business School has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective December 1, 2016.
  • Davide Torsello promoted to Professor. Davide Torsello of the Business School has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective December 1, 2016.
  • Miklos Koren promoted to Professor. Miklos Koren of the Department of Economics has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective December 1, 2016.
  • Carsten L. Wilke appointed director of Center for Religious Studies. Carsten L. Wilke has been appointed director of the Center for Religious Studies, effective August 1, 2016.
  • Uwe Puetter re-appointed director of Center for European Union Research. Uwe Puetter has been re-appointed director of the Center for European Union Researchfor another three-year term, effective August 1, 2016.
  • Andrew Cartwright re-appointed co-director of Center for Policy Studies. Andrew Cartwright has been re-appointed co-director of the Center for Policy Studies for another two-year term, effective August 1, 2016.
  • Karoly Boroczky re-appointed Head of Department of Mathematics and Its Applications. Karoly Boroczky has been re-appointed as the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Its Applications for another two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2016.
  • Katalin Szende appointed Head of Medieval Studies Department. Katalin Szende has been appointed Head of Medieval Studies Department, effective August 1, 2016, for a three-year term.
  • Michael L. Miller re-appointed Head of Nationalism Studies Program. Michael L. Millerhas been re-appointed for another year as the Head of the Nationalism Studies Program, effective as of August 1, 2016.
  • Miklos Koren appointed Head of Economics Department. Miklos Koren has been appointed as the Head of the Department of Economics, effective as of August 1, 2016, for a two-year term.
  • Julia Buxton appointed Acting Dean of the School of Public Policy. Julia Buxton has been appointed as the Acting Dean of the School of Public Policy, effective as of August 1, 2016, for a one-year period.
  • Julius Horvath appointed Acting Dean of the Business School. Julius Horvath has been appointed as the Acting Dean of the Business School, effective as of August 1, 2016, for a one-year period.
  • Carsten Q. Schneider re-appointed Head of Political Science Department. Carsten Q. Schneider has been re-appointed for another year as the Head of the Political Science Department, effective as of August 1, 2016.
  • Alexander Astrov appointed Head of International Relations Department. Alexander Astrovhas been appointed Head of International Relations Department, effective as of August 1, 2016 for a three-year term.
  • Zsolt Enyedi appointed Pro-Rector for Hungarian Affairs. Zsolt Enyedi of Department of Political Science has been appointed Pro-Rector for Hungarian affairs, effective August 1, 2016. Zsolt Enyedi studied comparative social sciences, history, sociology and political science in Budapest and Amsterdam. The focus of his research interests is on party politics, comparative government, church and state relations, and political psychology (especially authoritarianism, prejudices and political tolerance). His articles appeared in journals such as Political Psychology, European Journal of Political Research, Political Studies, West European Politics, Party Politics, Political Studies, Europe-Asia Studies, Problems of Post-Communism, Journal of Ideologies or European Review. Zsolt Enyedi was the 2003 recipient of the Rudolf Wildenmann Prize and the 2004 winner of the Bibó Award. He was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center (Washington D.C.), Kellogg Institute (Notre Dame University), the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies (Wassenaar), the European University Institute (Florence) and Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University.
  • Eva Fodor appointed Pro-Rector for Social Sciencies and Humanities. Professor Eva Fodor of Department of Gender Studies has been appointed as Pro-Rector for Social Sciencies and Humanities, effective as of August 1, 2016. Eva Fodor is associate professor of Gender Studies at the CEU and the Academic Director of CEU Institute for Advanced Studies. She has a PhD in Sociology from the University of California in Los Angeles and works in the field of comparative social inequalities. She is interested in how and why gender differences in the labor market and elsewhere are reshaped, renegotiated and reproduced in different societies. Her book, “Working Difference” compares the organizing principles and everyday practices of state socialist and capitalist gender regimes in Hungary and Austria between the late 1940s and 1990s. A more recent research project compares post-communist EU members states and examines the relationship between gender differences in poverty and the ways in which countries are integrated into the global capitalist economy.
  • Tatiana Yarkova re-appointed Academic Secretary. Tatiana Yarkova has been re-appointed as Academic Secretary for another two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2016.
  • Liviu Matei re-appointed Provost/Pro-Rector. Liviu Matei, Professor at the Department of Public Policy, has been re-appointed Provost/Pro-rector, effective as of August 1, 2016. Professor Matei served as CEU's Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2014 and as Academic Secretary from 1999 to 2008. Matei is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the European Higher Education Area, member of the Board of the International Higher Education Support Program, and member of the GRE European Advisory Council. He was appointed Provost/Pro-rector on 2014.
  • Tibor Tajti appointed Acting Head of Legal Studies Department. Tibor Tajtihas been appointed Acting Head of the Legal Studies Department untill the return of Karoly Bard from sick leave.
  • Laszlo Kontler re-appointed Pro-Rector for Hungarian Affairs. Laszlo Kontler of History Department has been re-appointed for another year Pro-Rector for Hungarian affairs, effective August 1, 2015.
  • Karoly Bard appointed Head of Legal Studies Department. Károly Bárdhas been appointed Head of the Legal Studies Department, effective as of August 1, 2015.
  • Ruben Mnatsakanian appointed Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department. Ruben Mnatsakanian has been appointed Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department, effective as of August 1, 2015.
  • Elissa Helms re-appointed Head of the Department of Gender Studies. Elissa Helms has been appointed Head of the Department of Gender Studies, effective August 1, 2015.
  • Michael L. Miller appointed Head of Nationalism Studies Program. Michael L. Millerhas been appointed as the Head of the Nationalism Studies Program, effective as of August 1, 2015.
  • Andrea Peto promoted to Professor. Andrea Peto of the Department of Gender Studies has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2015.
  • Ágnes Melinda Kovács promoted to the rank of Research Fellow. Ágnes Melinda Kovács has been appointed Research Fellow, effective as of August 1, 2015. Ágnes Melinda Kovács is affiliated with the Cognitive Development Center (CDC).
  • Carsten Q. Schneider promoted to Professor. Carsten Q. Schneider of the Department of Political Science has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2015.
  • Constantin Iordachi promoted to Professor. Constantin Iordachi of the Department of History has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2015.
  • Erin Kristin Jenne promoted to Professor. Erin Kristin Jenne of the Department of International Relationshas been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2015.
  • Kristina Irion promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Kristina Irion of the School of Public Policy has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective as of August 1, 2015.
  • Vlad Naumescu promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Vlad Naumescu of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective as of August 1, 2015.
  • László Csaba promoted to University Professor. László Csaba of the Department of International Relations has been promoted to a rank of University Professor, effective August 1, 2015.
  • Michael Dorsch promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Michael Dorsch of the School of Public Policy has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective as of August 1, 2015.
  • Tibor Várady appointed to Professor Emeritus. Tibor Várady of the Department of Legal Studies has been appointed to the rank of Professor Emeritus, effective August 1, 2015.
  • György Gergely promoted to University Professor. György Gergely of the Department of Cognitive Science has been promoted to a rank of University Professor, effective January 22, 2015.
  • Béla Greskovits promoted to University Professor. Béla Greskovits of the Department of International Relations and European Studies and Department of Political Science has been promoted to a rank of University Professor, effective January 22, 2015.
  • Andrew Cartwright appointed co-director of Center for Policy Studies. Andrew Cartwright has been appointed co-director of the Center for Policy Studies, effective August 1, 2015.
  • Liviu Matei appointed Provost/Pro-Rector. Liviu Matei, Professor at the Department of Public Policy, has been appointed Provost/Pro-rector, effective as of August 1, 2014. Professor Matei served as CEU's Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to present and as Academic Secretary from 1999 to 2008. Matei is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the European Higher Education Area, member of the Board of the International Higher Education Support Program, and member of the GRE European Advisory Council. His appointment as a Provost follows the succesful tenure of Professor Katalin Farkas, who has held the post since August 2010.
  • Laszlo Kontler appointed Pro-Rector for Social Sciencies and Humanities. Professor Laszlo Kontler of History Department has been appointed as Pro-Rector for Social Sciencies and Humanities, effective as of August 1, 2014. Professor Kontler continues to serve as Pro-Rector for Hungarian and EU Affairs for another year.
  • Tatiana Yarkova re-appointed Academic Secretary. Tatiana Yarkova has been re-appointed as Academic Secretary for another two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Natalie Sebanz appointed Head of Cognitive Science Department. Natalie Sebanz has been appointed as the Head of the Department of Cognitive Science, effective as of August, 2014.
  • Julius Horvath appointed Head of Economics Department. Julisu Horvath has been appointed as the Head of the Department of Economics, effective as of August, 2014.
  • Hanoch Ben-Yami appointed Head of Department of Philosophy. Hanoch Ben-Yami has been appointed as the Head of the Department of Philosophy, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Matthias Riedl appointed Head of History Department. Matthias Riedl has been appointed as the Head of the Department of History, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Andreas Dafinger appointed Head of Sociology Department. Andreas Dafinger has been appointed as the Head of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Szabolcs Pogonyi appointed Head of Nationalism Studies Program. Szabolcs Pogonyi has been appointed as the Head of the Nationalism Studies Program, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Carsten Q. Schneider appointed Head of Political Science Department. Carsten Q. Schneider has been appointed as the Head of the Political Science Department, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Karoly Boroczky re-appointed Head of Department of Mathematics and Its Applications. Karoly Boroczky has been re-appointed as the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Its Applications for another two-year term, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Renáta Uitz re-appointed Head of Legal Studies Department. Renáta Uitz has been re-appointed as the Head of the Legal Studies Department for a one-year term, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Natalie Sebanz promoted to the rank of Professor. Natalie Sebanz of the Department of Cognitive Science has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Andreas Goldthau promoted to the rank of Professor. Andreas Goldthau of the Department of Public Policy has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Levente Littvay promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Levente Littvay of the Department Political Science has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Alessia Campolmi promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Alessia Campolmi of the Department of Economics has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Daniel Monterescu promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Daniel Monterescu of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Dorit Geva promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Dorit Geva of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Zoltan Buzady promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Zoltan Buzady of the CEU Business School has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective as of August 1, 2014.
  • Oksana Sarkisova promoted to the rank of Research Fellow. Oksana Sarkisova has been appointed Research Fellow, effective as of August 1, 2014. Dr. Oksana Sarkisova is affiliated with the Open Society Archive of the Central European University. She is also Program Director of the annual Verzio International Documentary Human Rights Film Festival in Budapest.
  • Youngmi Kim promoted to Associate Professor. Youngmi Kim of the Department of International Relations and European Studieshas been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective May 1, 2014.
  • Michael Merlingen promoted to Professor. Michael Merlingen of the Department of International Relations and European Studieshas been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective January 1, 2014.
  • Gabor Kezdi promoted to Professor. Gabor Kezdi of the Department of Economics has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective December 1, 2013.
  • Robert Lieli promoted to Associate Professor. Robert Lieli of the Department of Economics has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective November 1, 2013.
  • Thilo Bodenstein appointed Head of Department of Public Policy. Thilo Bodenstein has been appointed Head of Department of Public Policy, effective August 1, 2013.
  • Uwe Puetter re-appointed director of Center for European Union Research. Uwe Puetter of Public Policy Departmenthas been re-appointed director of the Center for European Union Research, effective August 1, 2013.
  • Gábor Betegh re-appointed Head of Department of Philosophy. Gábor Betegh has been re-appointed Head of the Department of Philosophy for a two-year term, effective August 1, 2013.
  • Daniel Ziemann appointed Head of Medieval Studies Department. Daniel Ziemann has been appointed Head of Medieval Studies Department, effective August 1, 2013.
  • Judit Bodnar re-appointed Head of Sociology Department. Judit Bodnar has been re-appointed Head of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology for a one-year term, effective August 1, 2013.
  • Dorothee Bohle promoted to Professor. Dorothee Bohle of the Department of Political Science has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2013.
  • Laszlo Kontler re-appointed Pro-Rector for HU and EU affairs. Laszlo Kontler of History Department has been re-appointed Pro-Rector for HU and EU affairs, effective August 1, 2013.
  • Elissa Helms appointed Head of the Department of Gender Studies. Elissa Helms has been appointed Head of the Department of Gender Studies, effective August 1, 2013.
  • Alan Watt re-appointed Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department. Alan Watt has been re-appointed Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department for a two-year term effective August 1, 2013.
  • Susan Zimmermann promoted to University Professor. Susan Zimmermann of the Department of History and the Department of Gender Studies has been promoted to a rank of University Professor, effective April 8, 2013.
  • Matteo Fumagalli re-appointed Head of International Relations and European Studies Department. Matteo Fumagalli has been re-appointed as the Head of International Relations and European Studies Department, effective as of August 1, 2013.
  • Zsolt Enyedi promoted to Professor. Zsolt Enyedi of the Department of Political Science has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective April 1, 2013.
  • Károly Böröczky appointed Head of Department of Mathematics and Its Applications. Károly Böröczky has been appointed Head of the Department of Mathematics and Its Applications, effective November 1, 2012.
  • Anil Duman promoted to Associate Professor. Anil Duman of the Department Political Science has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective October 1, 2012.
  • Elissa Helms promoted to Associate Professor. Elissa Helms of the Department of Gender Studies has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective October 1, 2012.
  • Nenad Dimitrijevic promoted to Professor. Nenad Dimitrijevic of the Department of Political Science has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective October 1, 2012.
  • Prem Kumar Rajaram appointed Associate Provost for the Social Sciences and Humanities. Prem Kumar Rajaram has been appointed Associate Provost for the Social Sciences and Humanities, effective September 15, 2012.
  • Tatiana Yarkova appointed Academic Secretary. Tatiana Yarkova has been appointed Academic Secretary, effective August 1, 2012. Tatiana Yarkova holds an MA in Society and Politics from CEU and Lancaster University, and a PhD in Sociology from the Graduate School for Social Research in Poland. She has been with CEU since 2006, first as a Senior Program Manager at the Special Projects Office and then as a Deputy Director for External Programs. Prior to joining CEU, Tatiana taught Sociology at the American University-Central Asia, and worked as an academic leader in Sociology at the Central Asian Resource Center.
  • Katalin Farkas re-appointed Provost and Academic Pro-Rector. Katalin Farkas has been re-appointed Provost and Academic Pro-rector for another two-year term, effective August 1, 2012.
  • Renáta Uitz appointed Head of Legal Studies Department. Renáta Uitz has been appointed Head of the Legal Studies Department, effective August 1, 2012.
  • Gabor Toka appointed Head of Political Science Department. Professor Gabor Toka has been appointed Head of the Political Science Department, effective August 1, 2012.
  • Katalin Szende re-appointed Head of Medieval Studies Department. Dr. Katalin Szende has been re-appointed Head of Medieval Studies Department, effective August 1, 2012.
  • Alan Watt re-appointed Acting Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department. Dr. Alan Watt has been re-appointed Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department for a one-year term effective August 1, 2012.
  • Miklós Koren appointed Associate Professor. Dr. Miklós Koren has been appointed Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, effective August 1, 2012.
  • Péter Kondor appointed Associate Professor. Dr. Péter Kondor has been appointed Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, effective August 1, 2012.
  • Ágnes Bátory promoted to Professor. Dr. Ágnes Bátory of the Department of Public Policy has been promoted to a rank of Professor, effective upon return of maternity leave.
  • Andrea Krizsan promoted to the rank of Research Fellow. Dr. Andrea Krizsan has been appointed Research Fellow, effective as of 1 May 2012. Dr. Krizsan is affiliated with the Center for Policy Studies (CPS) and the Department of Public Policy, among others.
  • Martin Kahanec promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Martin Kahanec of the Department of Public Policy has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective January 1, 2012.
  • Matthias Riedl promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Matthias Riedl of the History Department has been promoted to a rank of Associate Professor, effective November 1, 2011.
  • Tijana Krstic promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Tijana Krstic of the Medieval Studies Department has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective September 1, 2011
  • Tamara Steger promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Tamara Steger of the Environmental Sciences and Policy Department has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective September 1, 2011
  • Professor Adam Szeidl joins Economics Department. Professor Adam Szeidl joined the Department of Economics on August 1, 2011.
  • Natalie Sebanz appointed Associate Professor. Dr. Natalie Sebanz has been appointed Associate Professor at the Department of Cognitive Science, effective August 1, 2011.
  • Professor Guenther Knoblich joins Cognitive Science Department. Professor Guenther Knoblich joined the Department of Cognitive Science from August 1, 2011.
  • Alan Watt re-appointed Acting Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department.
    Dr. Alan Watt has been re-appointed Acting Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department, effective August 1, 2011
  • Laszlo Kontler elected new Pro-Rector for HU and EU affairs. Professor Laszlo Kontler of History Department has been elected by the Senate new Pro-Rector for HU and EU affairs, effective August 1, 2011.
  • Katalin Szende appointed Head of School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies. Dr. Katalin Szende of Medieval Studies Department has been appointed Head of School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies, effective August 1, 2011.
  • Aleh Cherp re-appointed Academic Secretary and Research Director. Professor Aleh Cherp of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department has been re-appointed Academic Secretary and Research Director, effective August 1, 2011.
  • Jasmina Lukic re-appointed Head of Gender Studies Department. Professor Jasmina Lukic has been re-appointed Head of the Department of Gender Studies, effective August 1, 2011.
  • Stefan Messmann re-appointed Head of Legal Studies Department. Professor Stefan Messmann has been re-appointed Head of the Legal Studies Department, effective August 1, 2011.
  • Balazs Trencsenyi promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Balazs Trencsenyi of History Department has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective August 1, 2011.
  • Gabor Kezdi appointed Head of Economics Department. Dr. Gabor Kezdi has been appointed Head of the Department of Economics, effective July 1, 2011.
  • Andreas Goldthau appointed Head of Public Policy Department. Dr. Andreas Goldthau has been appointed Head of the Department of Public Policy, effective August 1, 2011.
  • Gergely Csibra appointed Head of Cognitive Science Department. Professor Gergely Csibra has been appointed Head of the Department of Cognitive Science, effective January 1, 2011.
  • Nadia Al-Bagdadi appointed Head of History Department. Professor Nadia Al-Bagdadi has been appointed Head of the Department of History, effective August 1, 2011.
  • CEU Names Wolfgang H. Reinicke Dean of its new School of Public Policy and International Affairs. Central European University (CEU) has named Wolfgang H. Reinicke Dean of the new CEU School of Public Policy and International Affairs in Budapest, effective September 1, 2011. Reinicke is currently co-founder and Director of the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin, Nonresident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., and Managing Director of Galaxar S.A. in Geneva.
  • Yuongmi Kim appointed Assistant Professor. Dr. Yuongmi Kim has been appointed Assistant Professor, effective August 1, 2010. Dr. Kim is affiliated with the Department of Public Policy and the Department of International Relations and European Studies.
  • Eszter Timar appointed Assistant Professor. Dr. Eszter Timar has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Gender Studies Department, effective August 1, 2010.
  • Lea Sgier appointed Assistant Professor. Dr. Lea Sgier has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Political Science Departmnet, effective August 1, 2010.
  • Professor Laszlo Pinter joins Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. Professor Laszlo Pinter joined the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy on September 1, 2010. Professor Pinter has nearly two decades of experience working on sustainable development at the global scene with a wide range of international partners. Before joining CEU, he worked for the International Institute for Sustainable Development in Canada where he is Senior Fellow and Associate of IISD. Professor Pinter was granted the title of Honorary Professor by Pannon University.
  • Daniel Monterescu appointed Assistant Professor. Dr. Daniel Monterescu has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, effective September 1, 2010
  • Robert Lieli appointed Assistant Professor. Dr. Robert Lieli has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Economics Department, effective September 1, 2010.
  • Evelyne Hubscher appointed Assistant Professor. Dr. Evelyne Hubscher has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Public Policy, effective August 1, 2010.
  • Hurst Hannum joines Legal Studies Department. Professor Hurst Hannum joined the Legal Studies Department in August 2010. He has taught courses on public international law, international human rights law, minority rights, international organizations, and nationalism and ethnicity. His focus is on human rights and its role in the international legal and political order, including, in particular, issues such as self-determination, humanitarian intervention, and conflict resolution.
  • Andrea Canidio appointed Assistant Professor. Dr. Andrea Canidio has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, effective August 1, 2010.
  • Emel Akcali appointed Assistant Professor. Dr. Emel Akcali has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations and European Studies, effective January 1, 2011.
  • Ann Hannum joines External Relations Office. Ann Hannum has joined CEU External Relations Office as Senior Editor/Writer. Ann has extensive experience in program management, writing, and editing, for the past 17 years, at Harvard University, and previously at the University of Arizona, where she also taught for 10 years and was Associate Dean of the International Office. Co-author of a university textbook on writing and usage, as well as numerous published articles on a wide range of subjects, she has been senior consulting editor for the Harvard journal, "Health and Human Rights," for the past six years and most recently served as Associate Director of the United Nations Association of Greater Boston.
  • CEU Names Mel Horwitch Business School Dean. Central European University has named Mel Horwitch, currently Professor of Technology Management at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Dean of CEU Business School. A scholar who focuses on innovation and technology management, Professor Horwitch will assume his position on January 1, 2011.
  • Uwe Puetter awarded Jean Monnet Chair. Uwe Puetter, Professor at the Department of Public Policy has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in European Public Policy and Governance under the Jean Monnet Action scheme of the European Commission.
  • Stefan Messmann appointed Head of Legal Studies Department. Professor Stefan Messmann has been appointed Head of the Legal Studies Department, effective September 1, 2010.
  • Judit Bodnar appointed Head of Sociology Department. Dr. Judit Bodnar has been appointed Head of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, effective August 1, 2010.
  • Maria Kovacs appointed Head of Nationalism Studies Program. Professor Maria Kovacs has been appointed Head of the Nationalism Studies Program, effective August 1, 2010.
  • Gabor Betegh appointed Head of Philosophy Department. Professor Gabor Betegh has been appointed Head of Department of Philosophy, effective August 1, 2010.
  • Matteo Fumagalli promoted to Associate Professor and appointed Head of International Relations and European Studies Department. Dr. Matteo Fumagalli of International Relations and European Studies Department has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and appointed as the Head of Department. Both positions are effective as of August 1, 2010.
  • Dorothee Bohle appointed Head of Political Science Department. Dr. Dorothee Bohle has been appointed Head of Political Science Department, effective August 1, 2010.
  • Gabor Toka appointed Academic Director for Political Science in the School of Public Policy. Professor Gabor Toka has been appointed Academic Director for Political Science in the School of Public Policy, effective August 1, 2010.
  • CEU Announces New Vice-President of Student Services Appointment. 24 June 2010: Central European University (CEU), Budapest, announced the appointment of Peter Johnson, as Vice-President, Student Services, effective 1 September 2010. Johnson completes a highly successful 10-year tenure as Executive Director of Admissions, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. He joins CEU’s internationally acknowledged Student Services unit to lead and strengthen it at a time when the University is planning to significantly expand both its programs and its global outreach. CEU currently enrolls students from more than 120 countries.
  • Constantin Iordachi re-appointed Head of School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies. Prof. Constantin Iordachi the Head of the History Department, has been re-appointed as the Head of the School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies for the academic year 2010-2011.
  • Alan Watt appointed Acting Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department. Dr. Alan Watt has been appointed Acting Head of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department, effective August 1, 2010
  • Brandon Anthony promoted to Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Policy. Dr. Brandon Anthony of Environmental Sciences and Policy Department has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective August 1, 2010
  • Uwe Puetter appointed director of Center for European Union Research. Professor Uwe Puetter of Public Policy Department has been appointed director of the Center for European Union Research.
  • Katalin Farkas appointed Provost and Academic Pro-Rector. Professor Katalin Farkas, Head of the Department of Philosophy, has been appointed Provost and Academic Pro-rector, effective August 1, 2010. Professor Farkas brings strong academic credentials and a renowned international academic reputation, leadership skills as head of her department, and administrative experience as an active participant on univerisity committees, as well as a background in non-policy areas of CEU that will be valuable for the whole University at a time of focus on policy studies. In accepting her appointment Professor Farkas said: "It's an honor to be nominated for this position, and I'd like to thank the Senate and the Rector for putting their trust in me. I will do my best to deserve this trust." Her appointment follows the succesful tenure of Professor Howard Robinson, who has held the post since September 2007.
  • Katalin Szende Elected Head of Department. On May 19, Professor Katalin Szende was elected Head of Department for the coming two academic years, 2010/11 and 2011/12. Her term of office will commence this September. Professor Szende, who has been a faculty member of the Department of Medieval Studies for more than ten years, is a specialist of medieval and early modern urban history. She is member of the International Commission for the History of Towns and has recently received a highly prestigious OTKA grant for a group project on the Hungarian Atlas of Historic Towns. She will direct a CEU summer university course on “Lived Space in Past and Present: Challenges in the research and management of townscape and cultural heritage” this June. The department wishes her every success!
  • Aleh Cherp appointed Academic Secretary and Research Director. Professor Aleh Cherp has been appointed Academic Secretary and Research Director, effective May 1, 2010. Professor Cherp will continue his research and teaching at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and as the Coordinator of the MESPOM Consortium.

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