Max Steuer*

Comenius University in Bratislava


Received Sylff Fellowship in 2017.
Academic supervisor: Professor Darina Malová, PhD.

Academic achievements and initiatives:
2021: Miroslav Kusý prize for the contribution to the Alumni network and organization of the Slovak Human Rights Olympics
2019: Fulbright Scholarship for Graduate Studies for a six-month research stay at the Washington State University (consultant: Prof. Cornell Clayton)
2018: Scholarship from the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic for a five-month research stay at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)/Berlin Social Science Center (consultant: Dr. Sascha Kneip)
2018: Scholarship from the Tatra Bank Foundation for a four-month research stay on ‘Constitutional Courts—The Guardians of Democracy?’ at the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

Bio: Max Steuer (MA [Central European University], LLM [University of Cambridge], PhD [Comenius University]) focuses broadly on questions of democracy protection, having conducted research in the subfields of constitutional adjudication in Central Europe, constitutionalism in the European Union and freedom of expression, among others. His interdisciplinary work appeared in edited collections or journals in political science, law, sociology and European studies.

He delivered a research seminar presentation on ‘The Role of Constitutional Courts’ (Discussant: prof. Joakim Nergelius); audited lectures and seminars on topics related to the doctoral research project and broader research interests (with two guest presentations in the Comparative Constitutional Law [advanced level] course); attended research seminars and selected other events held in English; provided feedback to draft academic works.

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