Dr. Maciej Kisilowski, IRI Co-Director and Assistant Professor of Law and Public Management. Professor Kisilowski received master in law degree from Yale Law School, M.P.A. in economics and public policy from Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and M.B.A. with distinction from INSEAD. He also holds Ph.D. in law and M.A. with distinction from Warsaw University and is currently completing another doctorate in legal science at Yale. His research interests include theory of regulation and public management. He has taught at Yale and Warsaw University College of Technology and Business and has consulted numerous public and nonprofit organizations, including Secretariat-General of the European Commission, Committee for Economic Development (Washington D.C.) and Offices of the President and the Prime Minister of Poland. His recent publications include the book „Law of Nonprofit Organizations – Functional Analysis” [Prawo Sektora Pozarządowego – Analiza Funkcjonalna] published in 2009 by LexisNexis Poland.
Dr. Bernadett Koles, IRI Co-Director and Associate Professor of Psychology and Quantitative Studies. Professor Koles holds a Master as well as a Doctorate degree from Harvard University, Cambridge MA, and a Bachelor of Science with distinction from Indiana University, Bloomington IN. Her educational background is in the field of psychology, which she has applied to the areas of business, management and policy making. Her teaching portfolio includes courses in decision making, organizational psychology, coaching, and topics in quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Her primary areas of research interests are two-fold; on the one hand, she investigates aspects of leadership, organizational climate and strategy development in companies throughout the Central and Easter European Region. On the other hand, she focuses on advancing education in an increasingly international climate. Professor Koles has been a faculty member at CEU Business School since 2003, and has served as an Academic Director of the institution's Undergraduate Programs.
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Martin Hergert studied Business Administration in a dual degree program of TU Bergakademie Freiberg in Germany and CEU Business School. During his studies, he specialized in Finance, Real Estate Studies and Economics of the Public Sector and graduated first-of-class from CEU Business School’s 2009/2010 fulltime MBA course. At IRI he researches on the latest reforms of the German pension system to complete his German degree with a thesis (“Diplomarbeit”). He also consults on web design and online communication.
Elena-Codrina Laiu is a full-time MBA student at CEU Business School. She holds Bachelor of Economics and Master in Human Resource Management from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Iasi, Romania. She has significant work experience as the European Structural Funds consultant in Romania. At IRI, she develops original case studies on business-government interactions and coordinates applications for research grants.
Timea Pal is a doctoral candidate in political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA with a specialization in comparative and international political economy. Timea's research focuses on the regulation and developmental implications of global productions networks, with a regional emphasis on Central and Eastern Europe. She holds an MA in Applied Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a BA in Business Economics from the West University of Timisoara, Romania.
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