Renáta Uitz started teaching at CEU in 2001 and has become chair (director) of the Comparative Constitutional Law program in 2007. She is the founding co-director, with Professor Károly Bárd, of the clinical specialization at the Department of Legal Studies. Her teaching covers subjects in comparative constitutional law and human rights with special emphasis on the enforcement of constitutional rights. Theories and practices of good government, transition to and from constitutional democracy, questions of personal autonomy and equality, including religious liberty and sexual autonomy, are at the center of her research interests.
Most recently she co-authored (with András Sajó) The Constitution of Freedom: An Introduction to Legal Constitutionalism (OUP, 2017). She is also the author of Constitutions, Courts and History (CEU Press, 2004) and Freedom of Religion in European Constitutional and International Case Law (2007). She edited Arguments that Work: Strategies, Contexts and Limits in Constitutional Law (Eleven, 2013); Religion in the Public Square: Perspectives on Secularism (Eleven, 2014); Freedom and Its Enemies: The Tragedy of Liberty (Eleven, 2015).