McDaniel College Budapest 

Andrea Pető
Areas of interest: Social and cultural history of Europe in the 20th century, gender studies, the Holocaust, oral history
Dr. habil. Contemporary history, Eötvös University, Budapest, 2005
Ph.D. (Doctor universitatis) summa cum laude, in Contemporary history, Eötvös University, Budapest, 2000
Doctor universitatis (Ph.D) summa cum laude, in Contemporary history, Eötvös University, Budapest, 1992
M.A. sociology, Marx University of Economics, Budapest, 1989 with honours
M.A. history, culture and civilization, State Licence, 1987 with honours, Eötvös University, Budapest

Prof. Dr habil. Andrea Pető is an associate professor at the Department of Gender Studies at the Central European University where she is teaching courses on social and cultural history of Europe. Her books include: Women in Hungarian Politics 1945-1951 (Columbia University Press/East European Monographs New York, 2003), Geschlecht, Politik und Stalinismus in Ungarn. Eine Biographie von Júlia Rajk. Studien zur Geschichte Ungarns, Bd. 12. (Gabriele Schäfer Verlag, 2007). Presently she is working on gendered memory of WWII and political extremisms.

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Courses taught:
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Holocaust and Memory
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