Erzsebet Strausz

International Relations Track Representative
Assistant Professor
Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51

Erzsebet Strausz is an assistant professor in the Department of International Relations at Central European University in Budapest, where she teaches MA courses on international relations theory, international security and critical approaches. She holds a PhD from Aberystwyth University and her dissertation received the British International Studies Association’s Michael Nicholson Thesis Prize in 2013. Her research focuses on critical security studies, critical pedagogy, the politics of everyday life as well as creative, experimental and narrative methods in the study of world politics. Before joining CEU she taught at the University of Warwick where she was co-investigator of the Wellcome Trust-funded project 'Counterterrorism in the NHS: Evaluating Prevent Duty Safeguarding by Midlands Healthcare Providers.’ She was awarded the British International Studies Association’s Excellence in Teaching International Studies Prize in 2017. More recently, she published a research monograph Writing the Self and Transforming Knowledge in International Relations: Towards a Politics of Liminality (Routledge, 2018) and together with shine choi and Anna Selmeczi, she is co-editor of Critical Methods for the Study of World Politics: Creativity and Transformation (Routledge, 2019). Erzsébet was also the recipient of the CEU Distinguished Teaching Award in 2020.


PhD in International Politics, Aberystwyth University
MA in International Relations and European Studies, CEU

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