Michael Dorsch

Title/Position: Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy
Number of years at CEU:  1
Home city/town & country:  Chicago, USA

What’s your favorite Hungarian food?
Usually, the daily soup

Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
Explosions in the Sky - entire discography

What’s your favorite language, whether you speak it or not?
I lived in Paris for 5 years before coming here - French is a joy to hear and speak.

What’s your hidden skill or talent?
Tennis  - it's hidden in BP because I don't have anyone to play with.  If you're a tennis player, hit me up!

What’s your favorite quote or idiom?
I don't necessarily have one, but I saw this the other day and wrote it down:  "But nobody can be a great economist who is only an economist - and I am even tempted to add that the economist who is only an economist is likely to become a nuisance if not a positive danger."  F. A. Hayek

What do you like to do best on Sundays?  
Read fiction in the morning, go for a long bicycle ride in the afternoon, and cinema in the evening.

Which is your favorite building, park, museum, or public spot in Budapest?
Ludwig Muzeum

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Sleeping in

What is your favorite or most visited website or blog?
Since coming to BP, I'd have to say http://welovebudapest.com/events

Name one adventure you’d like to have:
I always wanted to cycle a Tour de France route - with more stops for wine, of course