Name: Eva Fodor
Title: Pro-Rector for Social Sciences and Humanities
Number of years at CEU: 13 (a lucky number)
Home city/town & country: Budapest
What's your favorite Hungarian food?
Pad Thai - its Hungarian interpretation.
Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
Every one of El Greco's paintings. They are just beautiful.
What's your favorite language, whether you speak it or not?
The language of birds. I'd like to speak it.
What's your favorite quote or idiom?
"What doesn't kill you.. screws you up mentally."
What do you like to do best on Sundays?
Bake something with cinnamon in it.
Which is your favorite building, park, museum, or public spot in Budapest?
Karolyi kert on a summer in the late afternoon.
What's your guilty pleasure?
Nowadays: very cold rose froccses (in the plural)
What is your favorite or most visited website or blog?
Smitten kitchen and Hungarian Spectrum.
Name one adventure you'd like to have:
Participate in an international press conference - with cameras rolling, pictures being snapped- in which we announce (without smirking) that the new Higher Education Law has been ruled unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court of Hungary. And, by the way, the government has renewed its agreement with the State of NY about the operation of CEU in Hungary.