Curriculum Vitae

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1. Personal details

2. Education


2002 - Present

PhD studies in social policy at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute and Graduate School of Sociology and Social Policy, Budapest, Hungary

2003 - 2004 Masters of Philosophy in Criminology - Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom – College: Trinity Hall
1997 – 2002 Masters in Social Policy -- Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute and Graduate School of Sociology and Social Policy, Budapest, Hungary
1993 – 1997 Secondary school -- Városmajor Secondary School, Budapest

3. Other trainings

4. Languages

5. Work experience

6. Research

From September 2003

Doctoral research at the Faculty of Social Sciences, ELTE University about the implementation of restorative justice in Hungary

From April 2007

AGIS-funded research in cooperation with the Family, Child, Youth Association on the attitudes towards restorative justice, particularly in the field of child- and juvenile offences and domestic violence
Project coordinator: Dr. Éva Győrfi

November 2006 – March 2007

EQUAL–funded research as researcher of the Independent Academic Research Studies (IARS): “Linking services for Black, Asian, minority and ethnic homeless individuals"

March – April 2006

Restorative Justice research trip to England and to the USA to study the different ways of applying restorative justice in different settings

From January
2006

Consultant for the research on “The Meaning of Violence and Crime in an Ethnic Albanian Context”, funded by the Global Development Network (GDN)
Project co-ordinator: Jana Arsovska, Euro-Atlantic Club of Macedonia ( Skopje)

From October 2005

Chair of the Research Committee of the European Forum for Restorative Justice

October 2003 – June 2004

“Attitudes of offenders towards restoration” – survey with 69 inmates in English prisons within the framework of the MPhil studies in Criminology at the University of Cambridge
Supervisor: Dr Nathan Harris

From November 2002

Coordinating an international research as the Hungarian member of the Management Committee of the COST Action (European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research) A21 on 'Restorative Justice Developments in Europe'
Ongoing research projects:
1. “Training of legal practitioners in the field of restorative justice”
2. “Restoring justice after large-scale violent conflicts“ – case studies on the conflicts in Kosovo, in Kongo and in Israel and Palestine
Chair: Prof Dr Ivo Aertsen

From September 2002

 

Research on the status of ‘Rights of Students with Disadvantageous Background in the Public Education System’ requested by the Ministry of Education, in cooperation with the ELTE University Institution of Social Sciences and the Kurt Lewin Foundation
Research coordinator: Dr György Ligeti

From September 2002

Participation in the research programme of the ELTE Faculty of Law, focusing on ‘The possibilities of the restorative justice in the criminal justice system’ (financed by the Hungarian Research Fund, “OTKA”)
Research coordinator: Dr Klára Kerezsi

September 2001 – September 2002

Action research on "Conflict Resolution Face to Face' in a high-school, called Zöld Kakas (the school is specialised for dropped-out students aged between 15 and 26). This course is the first pilot programme in Hungary based on restorative method and techniques.

October 2000 - March 2001

Survey research on the attitudes of sociological, social policy, social worker and criminology students, and of professionals working in the field of child and youth offenders, towards the severity of punishment and victim-offender mediation

September 2000 - June 2001

National survey on the rights of high-school students within the Kurt Lewin Foundation requested by the Ministry of Education
Research director : Dr György Ligeti

June 1999 – October 1999

Participation in an international research programme on drug-users' practices and on evaluating the effects of the international AIDS-preventing programme, called “Changing of hyping needle”

7. Scholarships and awards

June 2007
Scholarship by the Julius Rézler Foundation provided for the research on the attitudes of Hungarian judges and prosecutors towards restorative justice (Є 1800)
March 2006
Scholarship for a Short Term Scientific Mission to England by the COST Action A21 (Є 1 000)
October 2003 Scholarship by the Hungarian Scholarship Committee and the Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap for a three months research project at the University of Leuven between June - September 2004 - Є 2070
September 2003Scholarship by the Cambridge Overseas Trust (Є 6 700) and the Trinity Hall (Є 6 700) for the MPhil studies in Criminology, University of Cambridge
September 2003Scholarship by the Kurt Lewin Foundation (Є 2 000) for the MPhil studies in Criminology at the University of Cambridge
September 2002 “Doctoral State Scholarship” Є 330/month for 36 months
September 2001“Scholarship of the Republic” - a scholarship given by the Minister of Education to the top 1% of the university students for their excellent results achieved in their studies and also in their professional activities (The amount of the prize is Є 134/month for 12 months)
May 2001“Prize for Publication” given by the Committee of Students of the Institute of Sociology, ELTE for the publication, called Mutilation of a Cross, Mutilation of the justice - The History Of The Regnum Marianum Cross' Demolishing and the Sociological Dilemmas Raised by it based on an interview with the headmaster of the Berzsenyi High-School and on the events of the trial on 18 th April, 2001 (The amount of the prize was 6 000 HUF (approximately Є24)
May 20012 nd prize at a Competition, called “Asztalfioka” (Young of the Desk) organised by the Faculty of Social Psychology in the Institute of Sociology, ELTE with the thesis, called The implementation and institutionalisation of Restorative Justice in Hungary connected to the child- and youth offenders (The amount of the prize is 20 000 HUF (approximately Є80)
February 2001 “Scientific Research Fund” given by the Committee of Students of the Institute of Sociology, ELTE for the research plan about The implementation and institutionalisation of Restorative Justice in Hungary connected to the child- and youth offenders (The amount of the prize was 6000 HUF (approximately Є24)

8. Comupter skills

9. References


Referee

Institution

Telephone

E-mail

Prof. Dr. Ivo Aertsen

Catholic University of Leuven, Department of Criminology

+32 16 325302

Ms. Valérie Cosyns

Service de Médiation Pénal, (Maison de Justice, Bruxelles)

+32 2 519 89 87

Dr. Erzsébet Hatvani

Central Office of Justice

+36 1 460 4700

partfogo@im.hu

Dr. Nathan Harris

University of Cambridge, Institute of Criminology

+44 1223·335360

Dr. Mária Herczog

Family, Child, Youth Association

+36 1 225 3525

herczog@mail.datanet.hu

Dr. Klára Kerezsi

National Institute of Criminology

+36 1 356 7566

Dr. György Ligeti

Kurt Lewin Foundation

+36 30 2125 426

Ms. Rita Szikulai

National Probation Service

+36 1 327 7230

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