Zoltan Pozsár-Szentmiklósy is an Associate Professor of Constitutional Law at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (ELTE). Previously he was the director of the ELTE Bibó István College of Advanced Studies and the Rector’s commissioner-general for student affairs and worked as a legal officer of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, an NGO working for the protection of fundamental rights and the enforcement of the rule of law.
Pozsár-Szentmiklósy’s expertise is in constitution-making, constitutional reasoning, constitutional interpretation, principle of proportionality, systems of government, direct democracy, comparative constitutional law, and political rights. Most recently, he has published on issues on constitutional law in Hungary in articles including: ‘Formal and Information Constitutional Amendment in Hungary’ (2019) and ‘The Decision of the Hungarian Court on Constitutional Identity’ (2018).
Research Interests: Constitution-making, Constitutional reasoning, Constitutional interpretation, Principle of proportionality, Systems of government, Direct democracy, Comparative constitutional law, and Political rights