20 January 2021

New visitor at iCourts - Petra Gyongyi

Petra GyongyiPetra Gyöngyi is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oslo and member of the Judges under Stress – The Breaking Point of Judicial Institutions project. She holds a PhD from the department of Sociology, Theory and Methodology of the Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam and worked as a lecturer at the European Law School of Maastricht University.

Her research focuses on the integration of European standards for judicial organization in national legal orders, with particular emphasis on the Central and Eastern European region. Petra’s work also addresses broader theoretical and societal questions relating to judicial functioning in Europe. Her PhD research examined the implementation of EU and Council of Europe rule of law standards for judicial organization in Hungary and Romania. Her ongoing research offers a historical-institutionalist explanation of current rule of law and judicial independence challenges in Hungary and Romania. More generally, Petra’s research interests include international courts and tribunals, comparative judicial studies, legal theory, European and comparative public law, and human rights law.

For more information, please visit https://www.jus.uio.no/ifp/english/people/aca/petragyo/