Matyas Szabo is manager at the Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education.
He received his MA from CEU’s Sociology department in 1994. He has worked as a junior research fellow and teaching assistant at CEU’s Center for the Study of Nationalism, and as an analyst intern at the Radio Free Europe/Open Media Research Institute in Prague. Since 1996 he has been employed by CEU. Between 2000-2012 he was heading the CEU Curriculum Resource Center (CRC), while between 2012-2015 he was the director of the Roma Access Programs (RAP).
Matyas’ main research interests in the area of higher education are the development of social science disciplines in post-socialist countries, and the ways in which international and global trends in knowledge production and the changing role of universities have impacted the content and teaching of social science curricula.