David Ross Ridout
David has been involved in the Open Learning Initiative at CEU since its launch in January 2016.
He started working at CEU as an instructor in the Center for Academic Writing. He has taught students from the departments of Gender Studies, Political Science, Legal Studies, Economics and History. In collaboration with CEU faculty and staff, he has also been involved with a number of outreach projects focusing on teaching pedagogy and academic writing. He has held trainings in Russia, Palestine, Serbia and North Korea.
Between 2004 and 2017, he was the English Director of the Roma Access Programs. There, he had responsibility over the Academic English teaching and curriculum in the Roma Graduate Preparation and, until 2016, the Roma English Language Program. He also serves as a board member for the Roma International Scholar Program at the Roma Education Fund.