Doctoral Dissertations Defended in 2009


Contemporary Republican Strategies for ‘Civic Virtue’ and the Notion of Political Obligation

by Laura Andronache

Defense Committee:

Iseult Honohan (University College Dublin)
Janos Kis (Philosophy and Political Science, CEU)
Petr Lom (supervisor)

Defended: 11 December, 2009


Organizational Design of Welfare-Enhancing Public Bureaucracy: A Comparative Analysis of Russia's Regions

by Marina Nistotskaya

Defense Committee:

Gary Miller (Washington University in St. Louis)
Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling (University of Nottingham)
Levente Littvay (CEU)
Tamas Meszerics (CEU supervisor)

Defended: 13 November, 2009


The New Politics of Higher Education: Governmental Policy Choices and Private Higher Education in Post-communist Countries

by Marie Pachuashvili

Defense Committee:

Daniel Levy (SUNY Albany)
Ildiko Hrubos (Corvinus University)
Gyorgy Gereby (Medieval Studies, CEU)
Balazs Varadi (supervisor)

Defended: 19 October, 2009


The Emerging mandate of EU Law in Health care: A Legal Analysis of the Influence of Internal Market Implementation on Access to Health Care in Hungary and Slovenia

by Eva Maria Foldes

Defense Committee:

Herman Nys (Professor of Law, University of Leuven)
Gábor Juhász (Professor of Social Policy, ELTE)
Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky (Professor of Law, CEU)
Anton Pelinka (Professor of Political Science, CEU)
Judit Sándor (Professor of Political Science and Law, CEU supervisor)

Defended: 16 September, 2009