Eszter Nova

Eszter NOVA, PhD

Political Economy Fellow

Journalist, blogger, and writer, Eszter has been a geopolitical analyst at Stratfor and an energy commodity market consultant in London before joining the Institute as a political economy fellow in 2009.
Her expertise is the global political economy of the economic crisis, including the emerging populism and authoritarianism in the wake of the crisis.
Co-authored a book on the management of the crisis in Europe, edited a volume on the consolidation of third wave democracies, currently working on an interdisciplinary research on the emergence of authoritarianism.
She obtained her PhD (summa cum laude) from ELTE, Budapest. Her dissertation is a study of the financial crisis from the perspectives of international relations, geopolitics, geoeconomics and international political economy.
She teaches graduate courses on the future of the welfare state, political theory, political economy, the economic crisis, and foreign policy analysis.



PhD in International Political Economy

Dissertation: The Financial Crisis and the Transatlantic Relations – Towards a Multipolar World?
Supervisor: Dr. Gáspár Bíró

Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, Budapest - Institute of Political Sciences


FdA Film & Television

University of Arts, London College of Communication


MSc Political Science

Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, Budapest - Institute of Political Sciences

Thesis: The Foreign Policy of the United States after 9/11


Since 2008 - ELTE, Budapest

Political Economy of the Crisis” (seminar tutor - graduate level)
Transatlantic Relations and the Economic Crisis” (seminar tutor - graduate evel)
The Welfare State and the Economic Crisis” (seminar tutor - graduate evel)
Elective courses in political philosophy (seminar tutor - graduate level)
Foreign Policy Analysis” (research seminar tutor in English - graduate evel)


English: excellent

German: fluent

Hungarian: native

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