Ildikó Barna, PhD

Co-leader, researcher Associate professor
Ildikó BARNA is a sociologist. She is an Associate Professor at ELTE University Faculty of Social Sciences Budapest, where she also serves as Head of the Department of Social Research Methodology. Her research topics include antisemitism, xenophobia, post-Holocaust studies, and quantitative research on archival sources. Recently, her interest turned to [...]

Renáta Németh, PhD

Co-leader, researcher Associate professor
Renáta Németh, PhD, is Head of Statistics Department at Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Social Sciences. She holds an MSc in Applied Mathematics and an MA and a PhD in Sociology. She is also the director of the Survey Statistics and Data Analytics MSc Program. Her research interests are primarily [...]

Eszter Katona

Researcher Assistant lecturer PhD student
Eszter Katona is a survey statistician who started her PhD in 2018 at ELTE University Faculty of Social Sciences. Her supervisors are Ildikó Barna and Renáta Németh. Since September 2018 she also serves as an Assistant Lecturer at ELTE Faculty of Social Sciences at the Department for Social Research Methodology. [...]

Árpád Knap

Researcher PhD student
Árpád Knap is a survey statistician who started his PhD in September 2018 at Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Social Sciences. His supervisor is Ildikó Barna, PhD. Mr Knap has been working at the Department of Social Research Methodology on several projects with Ildikó Barna in the past three years. [...]

Fanni Máté

Researcher Assistant lecturer PhD student
Fanni Máté is a survey statistician who started her PhD in 2017 at ELTE University Faculty of Social Sciences. Her supervisors are Júlia Koltai and Domonkos Sik. Since September 2017 she also serves as an Assistant Lecturer at ELTE Faculty of Social Sciences at the Department for Social Research Methodology. [...]

Márton Rakovics

Researcher Assistant lecturer PhD student
Márton Rakovics, statistician, is an assistant lecturer at the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Social Sciences, ELTE University, PhD student at Doctoral School of Sociology, Corvinus University Budapest. His doctoral research is about dynamic simulation modeling of social networks. He is currently focusing on the possible applications of deep learning [...]

Domonkos Sik, PhD

Researcher Associate professor
Domonkos Sik is an associate professor of Sociology at the ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary, where he has been a faculty member for the last five years. His research deals with various topics in critical theory including phenomenology of mental disorders and the transformation of political culture in the post-transition period. [...]

Alexandra M. Szabó

Researcher PhD student
Alexandra M. Szabó is a PhD student at Brandeis University in the field of history. She graduated from ELTE Univerity in literary and cultural studies, as well as from the Central European Univerity in history with a Jewish Studies specialization. Her research interests include Jewish and Roma survivors, immediate postwar [...]

Diána Bartha

Visiting researcher
Diána Bartha has a degree in Sociology from Eötvös Loránd Science University of Budapest. During her university years, her interest turned to collective memory and memory research: the memory of the Holocaust, Trianon and the First World War, and the collective memory of Hungarian society, which she linked to her [...]

Jakab Buda

Visiting researcher
Jakab Buda graduated in Survey Statistics and Data Analytics MSC at Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Social Sciences in 2020. He wrote his thesis on recurrent neural network based language models and their application in text classification with the supervision of Márton Rakovics. As a freelance data scientist he participates [...]

Zsófia Rakovics

Visiting researcher
Zsófia Rakovics, statistician and sociologist. During her university studies she conducted a research on precarity, globalization and its effect on society and work. She also took part in other sociological investigations (e.g. about gender inequality), and studied the remembrance of the Holocaust, by qualitatively analyzing testimonies of survivors. Her methodological [...]

Borbála Simonovits, PhD

Visiting researcher
Borbála Simonovits, (PhD in Sociology, AMA in Social Policy Analysis) is a Senior Lecturer at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest Faculty of Education and Psychology. Her major research interests include the sharing economy, labour market, trust, discrimination, international migration, and field experiments. Besides her teaching activity, she is leading a research [...]

Réka Berbekár

Intern MSc student
Réka Berbekár graduated from Business and Management BA, currently studying Survey statistics and data analytics. She wrote her bachelor’s thesis on young people’s financial awareness and behaviour. She worked as project manager for a teaching related startup and later as a junior consultant for a consulting firm, where her two [...]

Nikoletta Kende

Intern BA student
Nikoletta Kende, a second-year sociology BA student of the Faculty of Social Sciences in Eötvös Loránd University. She is participating in the research of Online Antisemitism related to the Corona virus, organized by Ildikó Barna and Árpád Knap. This research uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) which is one of her [...]

Zsófia Szopkó

Intern BA student
Zsófia Szopkó, second-year student of Faculty of Social Sciences at Eötvös Loránd University. Educational assistant in Statistics Department of Faculty of Social Sciences at Eötvös Loránd University from September 2020 and demonstrator in the Department of Methodology of Social Sciences Research from January 2021. She took part in a research [...]

Petra Szpaszov

Intern BA student
Petra Szpaszov is a second-year sociology student at ELTE University Faculty of Social Scienses. Since the summer of 2020 she has been participating in the work of the RC2S2 research group as an intern. She is currently assisting with research on DEGOB and online anti-Semitism. Her main field of interest [...]