January 31, 2018
Professor Andrea Peto of the Department of Gender Studies at CEU has been elected chair of the subcommittee on History of WWII of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The committee aims to become a hub of dialogue and discussion, driven by academic excellence.
January 31, 2018
Aziz Al-Azmeh of the Department of History has been appointed to the rank of Professor Emeritus, effective December 1, 2017.
January 31, 2018
Botond Koszegi of the Department of Economics and Business has been promoted to a rank of University Professor, effective December 1, 2017. In 2015, Koszegi won the Yrjo Jahnsson Award for his contribution to the theoretical foundations of behavioral economics, and its application to public finance and contract theory. He also received the CEU Award for Outstanding Research the same year.
September 13, 2017
The following changes have taken effect recently in the Department of Legal Studies at CEU. Caterina Sganga has been promoted Associate Professor, effective August 1. Mathias Moschel has been appointed Head of the Doctoral School, effective August 1. Moschel succeeds Professor Kollonay, who continues at the Department as Professor Emerita. As of August 2017, Nora Varro went on maternity leave. Her role as a Department Coordinator was taken over by Monika Soltesz (3197) as of August 21.
September 12, 2017
With effect August 1, 2017, Ildiko Moran, has joined the Rector’s Office, in the continuing capacity of VP External Relations. Ildiko remains as CEU’s chief external representative to the diplomatic and international community and assists the Pro-Rector for Hungarian Affairs as chief external representative to the Hungarian community.
June 20, 2017
Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky has been appointed Professor Emerita, effective August 1, 2017. Kollonay-Lehoczky, director of the Doctoral Program, has been a professor in the Department of Legal Studies since 1992. Her teaching and research areas cover labor and social law, European labor law, gender, non-discrimination and equal opportunity law. Through 2013 she was also at ELTE Faculty of Law as professor, the Head of the Labour and Social Law Department. Her international teaching experience covers universities in the U.S. and Europe.
June 6, 2017
Several changes and new appointments in the faculty of CEU will take effect on August 1, 2017. Peter Hardi has been appointed to the rank of Professor Emeritus. Evelyne Hubscher has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Martin Kahanec has been appointed Acting Head of the School of Public Policy, effective August 1, 2017, for a one-year period.
March 31, 2017
Laszlo Kontler, professor in the Department of History and former Pro-Rector for Social Sciences and Humanities, and Hungarian Affairs at CEU, has been awarded a Fernand Braudel Fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence for the period September-December 2017. He was also appointed Leverhulme Visiting Professor at University of Cambridge for the period January-July 2018.
March 14, 2017
CEU Trustee Carol T. Christ, currently UC Berkeley's interim executive vice chancellor and provost, has been selected as UC Berkeley's chancellor-designate, according to a statement by the university. Her nomination by University of California President Janet Napolitano was confirmed by the UC Board of Regents March 16, making Christ the first woman to serve in the role, becoming the 11th chancellor of UC Berkeley on July 1.
December 14, 2016
Simon Rippon, who holds a joint appointment in the Department of Philosophy and the School of Public Policy has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective December 1, 2016, based on the recommendation of the Provost supported by the Reappointment and Promotion Committee.