Robert Sata is Associate Research Fellow at the Political Science Department. He joined the department in 2006 upon finishing his PhD. His research focuses on ethnic relations, minority rights and the politics of identity. He also works on issues of populism and political discourse as well as Europeanization and diversity. He has taught courses at McDaniel College, Hungary and Babes-Bolyai University, Romania. At CEU, he teaches courses for the MA programs in Political Science and has supervised theses on ethnic relations, gender issues, intra-state conflict, migration, electoral campaigning, and the Roma in Europe.