Name: John Shattuck
Title: President and Rector
Number of years at CEU: 7
Home city/town & country: Boston, USA
What’s your favorite Hungarian food?
Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
What’s your favorite language, whether you speak it or not?
What’s your favorite quote or idiom?
Vaclav Havel: "I'm not an optimist because I do not believe all ends well. Nor am I a pessimist because I do not believe all ends badly. Instead, I'm a realist who carries hope, and hope is the belief that freedom has meaning and is worth the struggle."
What do you like to do best on Sundays?
Biking in the Buda hills, especially Janos Hegy and Harmashatarhegy.
Which is your favorite building, park, museum, or public spot in Budapest?
What’s your guilty pleasure?
Butterscotch ice cream sundaes
What is your favorite or most visited website or blog?
Name one adventure you'd like to have:
Biking across the United States