Teaching at CEU takes place in an environment committed to academic excellence.
CEU’s international faculty come from over 30 countries. More than 130 permanent and 170 visiting professors and instructors ensure that students benefit from a rich diversity of ideas, expertise and teaching styles. In addition, many of CEU’s faculty were active in laying the foundations for the university’s own internationally-recognized Research Centers.
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He returned to Hungary from a tenure track position at the University of Chicago. His main interests are asymptotic group theory, graph limits and ergodic theory. He leads the MTA Renyi "Lendulet" Groups and Graphs Research Group at the MTA Renyi Institute.
Guntra Aistara is co-founder of the Environmental and Social Justice Action Research Group, and previously directed the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Sovereignty Program at CENSE. Her PhD research focused on the development of organic agriculture movements in the culturally, ecologically, and politically diverse contexts of Latvia and Costa Rica. Her current research interests include small farmer strategies for resilience in the face of climate change and economic crisis, the intersection of permaculture principles and practices with traditional knowledge, and movements for seed sovereignty and environmental justice.
Associate ProfessorAssociate Professor of Management and International Business
Yusaf Akbar joined the CEU Business School as an associate professor of Management and International Business in 2006.
Yusaf has taught at universities and business schools all over the world, including University of Michigan, Stockholm School of Economics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Queen’s University, Canada, European Business School, London, ISM Paris, University of Warsaw and University of Montenegro. His main research interests are international trade and investment, management development in Central and East Europe, and non-market strategies of emerging-market multinationals.
Current research projects focus on market escalation of small entrepreneurial firms in emerging markets and conceptual boundaries and relationships between different forms of innovation i.e. social innovation, disruptive and reverse innovation.
He has also recently authored case studies on Zwack Unicum (with CEU Alumna Ilona Polyak), Datwyler (with CEU Alumnus Pieter Coppens), Vienna International Airport and the Hummus Bar.
He is Founding Editor of the International Journal of Emerging Markets and sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of the European Journal of International Management. He has published in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of World Business, Business and Politics, Global Governance, Global Business and Organizational Excellence, Thunderbird International Business Review and World Competition.
Emel Akçali graduated in International Relations at both the American University (Paris, BA) and at the Université de Galatasaray (Istanbul, MA). She obtained her PhD in Political Geography at Paris IV-Sorbonne in France. She worked at the Political Science and International Studies Department of University of Birmingham as a visiting lecturer and taught at Franklin College, Lugano, Switzerland before joining IRES. Her current research interests cover social movements, upheavals and (trans-)formation of collective identities in the age of globalisation and Europeanisation, the state, society and politics in the Middle East, EU democratisation efforts in its periphery, non-Western and alternative globalist geopolitical discourses and critical realist philosophy.
ProfessorHead of DepartmentEC member of the Religious Studies Specialization, Director of the Religous Studies Program
Associate ProfessorON SABBATICAL 2013-2014AY
Prior to joining CEU faculty, Brandon Anthony worked as advisor to the Hungarian Nature Conservation Institute, as a park supervisor/biologist with the Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority (Canada), and as an agricultural habitat biologist with the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (Canada). He has conducted research on nature conservation, protected area management, and community livelihoods in Canada, South Africa, Malawi, Ghana, Russia, Romania and Hungary.
Associate ProfessorDirector, Center for Environment and Security
Dr. Antypas joined CEU in 2000. His research interest includeGlobal environmental governance, Environmental policy change and transformation, Human rights and the environment and Science-policy studies. Prior to joining CEU, he worked for Civic Education Project as a visiting professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Rezekne in Latvia and served as a consultant to UNDP, UNEP, the US Forest Service, the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe.
Alexander Astrov received his PhD from The department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research is situated at the intersection of International Relations Theory and Political Theory, focussing mainly on the ideas of order and politics. He published two monographs on the subject and edited a volume exploring the idea of ‘great power management’ as it appears in the writings of the English School of International Relations and contemporary state-practices.
Alexander Astrov is on sabbatical leave in the 2012/13 academic year.
Jana Bacevic earned her PhD in social anthropology (2008) from the University of Belgrade and spent 2007-2008 as OSI/FCO Chevening scholar at the University of Oxford, UK. Since 2010, she has been a visiting research fellow at the CEU's Department of Public Policy, researching the relationship between higher education policies and social and political transformations in Central and Eastern Europe, and since 2012, she has been teaching courses in education policy. Dr Bacevic has been involved as expert, researcher and adviser in a number of international and regional academic and policy projects, and has published articles on different aspects of the relationship between higher education, identity, post-conflict and social transformation, particularly in Central, Eastern and South-East Europe. She has recently completed writing a book on education policy, class and identity in former Yugoslavia, and is currently researching the relationship between regimes of knowledge production and social transformation in former Communist countries.
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