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The Institute is led by Laszlo Bruszt, Professor of Sociology specializing in regime change and former acting President and Rector of CEU, and Renata Uitz, Professor (and former Head) of the CEU Department of Legal Studies, and former Chair (Director) of the Comparative Constitutional Law program (2007-20).

The Institute will also be guided by an interdisciplinary Advisory Board comprised of a group of leading experts on democracy. The Institute is hiring top scholars to lead research, mobilize their networks, and build intellectual influence. A fellowship program will ensure the ongoing exchange of ideas, research, and policy practice among scholars from around the globe. Partnerships with pan-European university network CIVICA, the Open Society University Network and others, as well as the Institute’s ability to host gatherings of all kinds, will ensure the Institute is global in scope.

Area/Group

Name

Rank

Leadership Laszlo Bruszt Co-Director
  Renáta Uitz Co-Director
     

Democracy in History

Balázs Trencsényi

Lead Researcher / CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

  Zsolt Cziganyik Research Affiliate

Constantin Iordachi

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

Gábor Klaniczay

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

Laszlo Kontler

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

András Kovács

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

  Anna Menyhért Research Affiliate

Zoltan Miklosi

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Associate Professor

 
  Vladimir Petrovic Research Affiliate

István Perczel

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

Istvan Rev

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor / Director of Open Society Archive

  Michael Schudson Research Affiliate
 

Marsha Siefert

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Associate Professor
 

Orsolya Anna Sudár

Junior Research Fellow

Katalin Szende

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

  Renáta Uitz Co-director / CEU Professor
     
De-/Re-Democratization Zsolt Enyedi

Lead Researcher / CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

  Andreas Schedler Lead Researcher / Senior Research Fellow
  Daniel Bochsler CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Associate Professor
 

Matthijs Bogaards

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Associate Professor

András Bozóki

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

  Laszlo Bruszt

Co-director / CEU Professor

  Dorit Geva CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

Erin Kristin Jenne

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

  David Karas

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Janos Kis

Senior Research Fellow / CEU University Professor

 

Levente Littvay

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

Bálint Madlovics

Junior Research Fellow

Bálint Magyar

Senior Research Fellow

  Jennifer McCoy Research Affiliate
 

Inna Melnykovska

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Assistant Professor

Wolfgang Merkel

Senior Research Fellow

  Filip Milacic Research Affiliate
  Edgar Sar Research Affiliate

Carsten Schneider

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

  Julia Sonnevend Research Affiliate
  Andras Szalai Research Fellow
     
Environment and Democracy Stephen Stec Lead Researcher / Senior Research Fellow
  Alexios Antypas CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Associate Professor
  Daragh John Hamilton Junior Research Affiliate
  Tamara Steger CEU Research Affiliate/ CEU Associate Professor
     
Inequalities and Democracy Violetta Zentai Lead Researcher / Research Fellow
  Zsuzsanna Arendas Research Fellow
  Abel Beremenyi Research Affiliate
  Andrew Cartwright Research Fellow / CEU Associate Professor
  Cansu Civelek Research Fellow
  Cristina Corduneanu-Huci CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Associate Professor
  Michael Dorsch CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Associate Professor
  Anil Duman CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Associate Professor
  Lilla Farkas Research Affiliate
  Olena Fedyuk Research Affiliate
  Anna Fejos Research Affiliate
  Dorottya Fekete Research Assistant
  Roland Ferkovics Policy Officer
  Éva Fodor CEU Research Affiliate
  Adrienn Győry Post-doctoral Research Fellow
  Marek Hojsik Policy Officer
  Agnes Kende Research Affiliate
  Andrea Krizsan Senior Research Fellow / CEU Professor
  Julius-Cezar MacQuarie Research Affiliate
  Inna Melnykovska CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Assistant Professor
  Vera Messing Research Fellow
  Andras Molnar Research Affiliate
  Peter Rado Research Affiliate
  Laura Rahm Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow
  Dorottya Rédai Research Affiliate
  Leyla Safta-Zecheria Research Affiliate
  Bernadett Sebály Research Affiliate
  Julia Szalai Senior Research Affiliate / CEU Professor
  Dorottya Szikra Research Fellow
  Georgiana Turculet Research Affiliate
  Zsuzsa Vidra Research Affiliate
     

Media and Technologies

Eva Bognar

Senior Program Officer, Center for Media, Data and Society

  Kate Coyer CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Visiting Professor
  Marius Dragomir Senior Program Manager, Center for Media, Data and Society
  Dumitrita Holdis Project Officer, Center for Media, Data and Society
     
Rule of Law Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov Lead Researcher / Senior Research Fellow / CEU Professor
  Antoni Abat i Ninet Research Affiliate
  Petr Agha Research Affiliate
 

Beáta Bakó

Research Affiliate, re:constitution Fellow
  Petra Bárd CEU Research Affiliate
  Elena Basheska Post-doctoral Research Fellow
  Violeta Beširević CEU Research Affiliate
  Sarah Ganty Research Affiliate, re:constitution Fellow
  Barbara Grabowska-Moroz Post-doctoral Research Fellow
  Joelle Grogan Research Fellow
  Martin Krygier Senior Research Fellow
  András László Pap CEU Research Affiliate
  Laurent Pech Senior Research Fellow
  András Sajó Senior Research Fellow / CEU Professor
  Emma Schulte Research Assistant
  Maciej Taborowski Research Affiliate, re:constitution Fellow
  Renáta Uitz Co-director / CEU Professor
 

Jacquelyn Veraldi

Junior Research Fellow
  Anna Wójcik Research Affiliate, re:constitution Fellow
     

CEU Democracy Institute Leadership Academy (DILA)

Zsuzsanna Szelényi Program Director
  Eva Bognar Senior Program Officer
  Zsolt Enyedi CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor
  Renáta Uitz Co-director / CEU Professor
     
Istvan Bibo Szabadegyetem Marcell Sebők Program Director / CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Assistant Professor

 

Gaspar Bekes

Debate-series Convener

Andrea Peto

CEU Research Affiliate / CEU Professor

     
Review of Democracy Michal Matlak Managing Editor
 

Ferenc Laczo

Editor
  Oliver Garner Editor
  Katarzyna Krzyzanowska Editor
  Robert Nemeth Editor
     

Administrative Staff

Judit Benke

Program Coordinator

  Patricia David Program Assistant
  Gabriella Gőbl Program Coordinator

Lilla Jakobs

Senior Program Manager

Viktoria Koszegi

Program Officer

Robert Nemeth

Communications and Outreach Officer

Kinga Agnes Pall

Office Manager and Executive Assistant

  Henriett Palfi Program Officer

Zselyke Tófalvi

Program Coordinator

Borbala Varga

Program Officer

     
Interns Dmitrii Dorogov Intern
 

Minahil Mustafa

Intern