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, 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; and Judit Sándor, Professor of Political Science and Law, CEU supervisor.
Defended: 16 September 2009.
Determinants of Party Unity in Europe. A Comparative Study of Parliamentary Parties in Twenty-three Countries
by Gabriela Borz
Defense Committee: Kenneth Janda, Northwestern University; Ingrid van Biezen, University of Birmingham; Gabor Toka, CEU; Zsolt Enyedi, CEU supervisor.
Defended: 26 June 2009.
Socioeconomic Change, Changing Political Cleavages, and the Emergence of New Parties
by Andrija Henjak
Defense Committee: Hermann Schmitt, Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, Universität Mannheim; Radoslaw Markowski, Chair, Dept. of Political Science, Warsaw School of Social Psychology; Zsolt Enyedi, CEU; Gabor Toka, CEU supervisor.
Defended: 25 June 2009.
The Influence of European Integration on Party and Party System Development in East European Neighborhood
by Natalia Timus
Defense Committee: Flemming Splidsboel Hansen, Royal Danish Defense College, Copenhagen; Peter Mair, European University Institute, Florence; Agnes Batory, CEU; Zsolt Enyedi, CEU supervisor.
Defended: 16 June 2009.
The Social Protection Committee after the Enlargement of the EU: Discursive Mechanisms of Organisational and Policy Adjustment and Contestation
by Anna Horvath
Defense Committee: Thomas Christiansen, European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht; Dorothee Bohle, CEU; Uwe Putter, CEU supervisor.
Defensed: 11 May 2009.