Selected Alumni Profiles

Ievgeniia Sakal

June 25, 2015

Ievgeniia Sakal (MA CEU 2012, currently at Yale University for a PhD in History). My year as an MA student at Central European University was certainly unforgettable. Because my scholarly interests were at a crossroads of early-modern intellectual and Eastern European religious history, my case was approached individually.  I could take classes both from the History and Medieval Studies departments and I was also enrolled in the Religious Studies Program. Thus, I benefited from a whole range of subjects that corresponded perfectly with my scholarly interests.

Tyler Conklin

October 31, 2014

Tyler Conklin (CEU MA 2014, Currently at Yale University for a PhD in History (Early Modern Middle East) since 2014), After Completing my BA at the University of Minnesota in History I enrolled in the two-year MA History program at CEU. CEU's excellent scholarly environment, including both fellow students and faculty, greatly prepared me for my further endeavors in academia which I am currently pursuing at Yale University.

Y. Doğan Çetinkaya

April 1, 2014

Y. Doğan Çetinkaya defended his MA thesis at CEU in 2004. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Istanbul University in the Faculty of Political Sciences. After CEU, he received his PhD at Leiden University (Netherlands) in 2010. In 2017 he became the vice-president of History Foundation, the largest independent organisation of historians in Turkey. He gives lectures and organises workshops in Free University-Istanbul since 2010. In 2012-2013 he was a visiting scholar at Panteion University in Athens. Among his other publications his book has been released in 2014 from I.B.

Kateryna Dysa

February 10, 2014

Kateryna Dysa defended her PhD dissertation at CEU in 2004. Currently she is an Associate Professor at National University of 'Kyiv-Mohyla Academy'. She is also the director of the Center for Polish and European Studies of NaUKMA. In 2009 she was a Chopivsky Fellow in Ukrainian Studies at Stanford University, and in 2011 she was a Shklar Research Fellow at Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University. In 2010 she was a Research Fellow of the project The "centre" and the "periphery" in the religious history of early modern Eastern Europe at L'Institut d'Etudes Avancées, Paris.

Marius Turda

February 10, 2014

Marius Turda completed his doctoral studies at CEU in 2002. He is currently an associate professor in the Faculty of History, Philosophy and Religion at Oxford Brookes University and Director of its Centre for Medical Humanities. He was founding director of the Cantemir Institute at the University of Oxford (2012-13). He also founded the Working Group on the History of Race and Eugenics (HRE) in 2006 at Oxford Brookes University and he coordinates the book series CEU Studies in the History of Medicine.