Eva Fodor is Associate Professor of Gender Studies and Co-Director of the Democracy Institute at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest/Vienna. She is a sociologist by training and persuasion and has written books and numerous articles on gender, state socialism, post-state socialism, with a focus on gender inequality in the labor market (for example: â€œWorking Difference: Women’s Working Lives in Hungary and Austria 1945-95â€, Duke University Press 2003). Currently she is working on a book, which analyzes recent anti-liberal transformations within the Hungarian welfare state, specifically in the system of child protection and foster parenting. She is also involved in research on changes in the domestic division of labor during the Covid pandemic of 2020.
Eva Fodor has MA degrees from ELTE University in Budapest and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California in Los Angeles.