CURRICULUM VITAE

Judit Biro

PERSONAL

Date and place of birth: March 12, 1960

Zalaegerszeg, Hungary.

Nationality: Hungarian.

Sex: Female

Languages spoken: Hungarian, English.

Address: birojudit1@t-online.hu

DEGREES

1985: M.A. in History – Department of History, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest

1989: dr. univ. in History – Department of History, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest

1997: Ph.D in Sociology – Institute of Sociology, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest Summa Cum Laude

2009: Habilitation – Institute of Sociology, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest

SHOLARSHIPS

1991: ACCES- Scholarship, University of Amsterdam (Hollandia)

1994: SOROS- Scholarship, Rutgers University (N.J., USA)

1996: MÖB Eötvös-Scholarship, Montclair University (N.J., USA), University of Pennsylvania (PA,USA)

1998-2001: MTA Bolyai Scholarship, Eötvös Loránd University ELTE (Hungary)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

1986-1988: assistant research fellow, Institute of Sociology, ELTE

1988-1992: research fellow, Institute of Sociology, ELTE

1992-1999 senior lecturer, Institute of Sociology, ELTE

1999-associate professor, Institute of Sociology, ELTE

Research fields:

RESEARCH THEMES:

1. Title: The social scientific tradition of the epistemiology of the addictive behavior

The analysis of the non-normative social phenomena in an interdisciplinary frameworkes. The functions and disfunctions of the the punitive-justice system, the healthcare system, the educational system and the social care system. Discourse analysis of their philosophical, historical, antropoligical, sociological contents.

2. Deviance as mimesis: the social scientific theory and practice on the aesthetical mimic of the social reality

The mimetics, metaphores and narratives of the aesthetical products: how cultural remnants transmit information through time and how meaning is translated once an artefact is re-appropriated or examined from a new perspective.

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