Graduates from the PhD program (since 2002)

PhD Graduete(s) in 2007

Patricia Nedelea

Femina Ludens Re-Con-Queering Shakespeare - A Feminist Gendeconstruction

supervisor: Susan Zimmermann

current position: writer

PhD Graduete(s) in 2009

Beáta Hock

Gendered Artistic Positions and Social Voices: Politics, Cinema, and the Visual Arts in State-Socialist and Post-Socialist Hungary

supervisor: Susan Zimmermann

current position: Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe, Research associate

PhD Graduete(s) in 2010

Marija Grujic

Community and the Popular: Women, Nation and Turbo-folk in Post-Yugoslav Serbia

supervisor: Elissa Helms

current position: Institute for Literature and Art, Serbia, Researcher

Danica Minic

Gender Sensitive Journalism and Television Media in Serbia and Croatia

supervisor: Erzsébet Barát

current position: Research Director, Research Works Ltd.

Dejan Ilic

War of Words and Words for War, Nationalism and Masculinity in the Field of Serbian Literature in the 1970s and 1980s

supervisor: Jasmina Lukic

current position: Independant researcher, literary critique, owner of publishing house Publica Kniga

PhD Graduete(s) in 2011

Eszter Varsa

Gender, “Race”/Ethnicity, Class and the Institution of Child Protection in Hungary, 1949-1956

supervisor: Éva Fodor

current position:  CEU, ZARAH, Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD Graduete(s) in 2012

Dominika Gruziel

At the Crossroads of New Catholicism and the 'Woman Question': Polish Roman Catholic Laywomen's Social Activism on Behalf of Women in the Three Zones of Partitioned Poland, 1878-1918

supervisor: Francisca de Haan

current position: European University Institute, Research Fellow

Katja Kahlina

Sexual Politics of Belonging: Sexual Identities, Nationalism, and Citizenship in Post-Yugoslav Croatia

supervisor: Erzsébet Barát

current position: Helsinki Inequality Initiative, Sexuality and Democracy Project, Principal Investigator

Nil Mutluer

Tactics in between: Gendered Citizenship and Everyday Life of Internally Displaced Men in Tarlabasi, Istanbul

supervisor: Susan Zimmermann

current position: EUME, Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin, Research Associate

Tamar Sabedashvili

The Identification and Regulation of Domestic Violence in Georgia (1991-2006)

supervisor: Francisca de Haan, Éva Fodor

current position: UN Women Georgia, Deputy Country Representative

PhD Graduete(s) in 2013

Dusica Ristivojevic

Gender and Internationalization in China: The Case of Nüxue bao (1898)

supervisor: Allaine Cerwonka

current position: Helsinki Inequality Initiative, Supervisor for Doctoral Program

Erika Kispéter

Producing Working Mothers: Maternalist Labor Control in a Hungarian Factory

supervisor: Éva Fodor

current position: University of Warwick, Researcher

Viktoriya Zhukova

Racializing Europe: Transnational and National Dimensions of Biopolitics, Health and HIV/AIDS. The Case of Ukraine

supervisor: Anna Loutfi

current position: Peace Corps PEPFAR, Ukraine, Program Manager

Zuzana Kepplova

The Beat of 'Cool Capitalism': How Slovak Club Cultures Helped Make the New Middle Class

supervisor: Allaine Cerwonka

current position: Editor of opinion pages & Columnist, Daily SME, Bratislava

PhD Graduete(s) in 2014

Irina Costache

Archiving Desire: Materiality, Sexuality and the Secret Police in Romanian State Socialism

supervisor: Allaine Cerwonka

current position: U.S. Department of Justice, Legal Advisor

Irina Koshulap

Women, Nation, and the Generation Gap: Diasporic Activism of the Ukrainian National Women's League of America in the post-Cold War Era

supervisor: Allaine Cerwonka

current position: University of Toronto, Assistant Credentials Assessor

Nicole Butterfield

LGBTIQ Advocacy at the Intersection of Transnational and Local Discourses on Human Rights and Citizenship in Croatia

supervisor: Erzsébet Barát

current position: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Adjunct Assistant Professor

Paul Scheibelhofer

Integrating the Patriarch? Negotiating Migrant Masculinity in Times of Crisis of Multiculturalism

supervisor: Elissa Helms

current position: University of Innsbruck, Assistant Professor

Sanja Kajinic

Subversive Visuality between Art and Activism: Post-Yugoslav Negotiations of Queer Art

supervisor: Erzsébet Barát

current position: University of Bologna, Adjunct Professor

PhD Graduete(s) in 2015

Dorottya Rédai

Sexing the School. Constituting Gender, Ethnicity and Class through Discourses of Sexuality in a Hungarian Secondary School

supervisor: Éva Fodor

CEU Democracy Institute, Affiliate Research Fellow

Márta Kőrösi

Subversive Visuality between Art and Activism: Post-Yugoslav Negotiations of Queer Art

supervisor: Jasmina Lukic

current position: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Doctoral School, Secretary

Mihai Lucaciu

The Return of the Flesh: Poetics of Male Hysteria for the Stage

supervisor: Jasmina Lukic

current position: Centrul Dialectic, Bucharest, Romania, Stage Director, Performing Arts

Nebojsa Jovanovic

Gender and Sexuality in the Classical Yugoslav Cinema, 1947-1962

supervisor: Jasmina Lukic

current position: Akcija Sarajevo, Film scholar, Project Coordinator

Ovidiu Anemtoaicei

Masculinities, Male Bodies and Sexual Difference: a Sketch for an Impossible "Becoming-man"

supervisor: Linda Fisher

current position: easyECO, Romaniaactivist and a consultant in the field of equal opportunities, gender mainstreaming and gender equality

PhD Graduete(s) in 2016

Frank Karioris

Between Class and Friendship: Homosociality in an All-Male Residence Hall in the U.S.

supervisor: Daniel Monterescu

current position: University of Pittburgh, Visiting Lecturer

Rita Béres-Deák

Balloons with Candles – Hungarian Same-sex Couples and their Families of Origin Renegotiating Kinship

supervisor: Hadley Z. Renkin

Selin Cagatay

The Politics of Gender and the Making of Kemalist Feminist Activism in Contemporary Turkey (1946-2011)

supervisor: Susan Zimmermann

current position: CEU, ZARAH, Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD Graduete(s) in 2017

Marianna Szczygielska

Queer(ing) Naturecultures, the Study of Zoo Animals

Supervisor: Hadley Renkin

current position: Max Planck Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Postdoctoral Fellow

Franciska Cettl

Mapping Human-Nonhuman Biopolitics in Classic Gothic Science Fiction

 

Supervisor: Eszter Timár

current position: Durham University, Faculty member

Eva Zekany

A Biopolitics of Media Addiction

Supervisor: Eszter Timár

current position: Research Analyst at Yardi Romania

Sonia Garzón-Ramírez

Forcibly urban: Internally Displaced Persons’ Experiences of Bogotá’s Neoliberal Transformation 

Supervisor: Sara Meger

PhD Graduete(s) in 2018

current position: Aberystwyth University, MSCA Research Fellow

Ráhel Turai

Sexual Transitions: Biographical Bisexuality in Post-socialist Hungary

Supervisor: Hadley Renkin

current position: Freelance Women's Rights and Sociology Researcher

Maria Temmes

A Feminist Engagement with Systems Medicine

Supervisor: Judit Sándor

current position: Tampere University, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Calvin Keogh

A Singular Nomad: The Minor Transnationalism of Christopher Isherwood

Supervisor: Jasmina Lukic

PhD Graduete(s) in 2019

Barna Szamosi

Gendered Analysis on Race and Ethnicity based Medical Discourses of Human Genetics in Hungary

Supervisor: Judit Sándor

current position: Eszterházy Károly University, Eger, Hungary, Assistant Professor

Heather Tucker

The Lesbian and the NGO, an Ethnography of Queer Organizing in Accra, Ghana

Supervisor: Elissa Helms, Hadley Renkin

current position: Feminist Researcher and Anthropologist, US

Adriana Qubaiova

Cross-Bracing Sexualities: Hedging ‘Queer’/Sexual Non-Normativity in Beirut

Supervisor: Hadley Renkin

current position: CEU, Department of Gender Studies, Visiting Faculty

PhD Graduete(s) in 2020

Alexandra Ghit

Loving Designs: Gendered Welfare Provision, Activism and Expertise in Interwar Bucharest

Supervisor: Susan Zimmermann

current position: CEU, ZARAH, Postdoctoral Fellow

Stanimir Panayotov

The Problem of Disembodiment: An Approach from Continental Feminist-Realist Philosophy

Supervisor: Eszter Timár

current position: University of Tyumen, School of Advanced Studies, Assistant Professor

Rasa Navickaite

The prehistoric Goddess of the late twentieth century: Transnational Feminist reception, Construction and Appropriation of Marija Gimbutas 

Supervisor: Susan Zimmermann

current position: University of Vienna, postdoctoral fellow

PhD Graduete(s) in 2021

Emily Hertz

Process Philosophy and Feminist New Materialism: Time, Affect, and Aesthetics

Supervisor: Eszter Timár

Iva Dimovska
Queer(ing) Time in Modernism and How to Read it: James Joyce's Ulysses and Virginia Woolf's The Waves
Supervisor: Jasmina Lukic

current position: Visiting Professor, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

Sarah Werner Boada

The Aftermath of 600 Years of Abuse: Antigypsism and the Gender Violence Framework in Spain

Supervisor: Éva Fodor

current position: CEU, Department of Gender Studies, Visiting Faculty

Lieke Hettinga

Appearing Differently: Disability and Transgender Embodiment in Contemporary Euro-American Visual Cultures

Supervisor: Hadley Renkin, Hyaesin Yoon

current position: Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society, Assistant Professor

PhD Graduete(s) in 2022

Dmitrii Dorogov

Russia's Biopolitics of Sexual Sovereignty: A Genealogy

Supervisor: Erzsébet Barát

current position: CEU, Department of Gender Studies, Visiting Faculty