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Dorottya Szikra

Research Fellow

Dorottya Szikra is Senior Researcher at theCentre for Social Sciences, Budapest, and Visiting Professor at theDepartment of Gender Studies andDepartment of Political Science, CEU Vienna.  She is also associated withCEU Democracy Institutewhere she led aCIVICAreseach project entitled Welfare, Democracy, and Populism under the COVID-19 Crisis (WELDECO). 

Szikra's main research field is welfare state and family policy development in Central and Eastern Europe. Between 2016 and 2020 she acted as the co-chair of theEuropean Social Policy Analysis Network (ESPAnet). In 2016 she served as theMarie Jahoda Visiting Chair in International Gender Studiesat the Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. She has acted as a member of the editorial boards of various journals, including the European Journal of Social Security, the Hungarian on-line journalsocio.huand since 2020 theJournal of European Social Policy.