Three Distinguished Visiting Faculty Members Join IRES

July 16, 2013

CEU’s Department of International Relations and European Studies (IRES) has hired three world-renowned scholars in the study of global and regional governance and global change as visiting faculty for academic year 2013-14.

Amitav Acharya holds a UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance at the School of International Service at American University in Washington D.C. and is president-elect of the International Studies Association (ISA), the world’s main professional association for international relations. His recent work includes “Whose Ideas Matter” (Cornell University Press 2009), “Non-Western International Relations Theory” and “The Making of South-East Asia” (Cornell University Press 2011).

Friedrich Kratochwil has been a visiting professor at IRES since 2011. Earlier, he was with the European University Institute (EUI). His numerous publications address issues in the fields of international relations, international law and organization, and social and political theory. His work includes “Rules, Norms and Decisions, On the Conditions of Practical and Legal Reasoning in International Relations and Domestic Society” (1989), “International Organization and Global Change” (2005), and “The Puzzles of Politics” (2011). He is currently working on a manuscript on “The Status of Law in International Society.”

Laszlo Bruszt is professor of sociology at the European University Institute. His work revolves around the study of regional developmental governance in emerging markets (Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America) and the formation of transnational integration regimes and domestic institutional change in emerging market economies. His recent work includes “Integrating Rule Takers: Transnational Integration Regimes Shaping Institutional Change in Emerging Market Democracies” (with G.A. McDermott, Review of International Political Economy, 2012) and “Associating, Mobilizing, Politicizing. Local Developmental Agency from Without” (with Balazs Vedres, Theory and Society, 2012).