Successful PhD thesis defence

From left to right: Dr James Melton (UCL School of Public Policy, internal examiner), Professor Robert Elgie (Dublin City University, external examiner), Dr Allan Sikk (UCL SSEES, principal supervisor), myself.

From left to right: Dr James Melton (UCL School of Public Policy, internal examiner), Professor Robert Elgie (Dublin City University, external examiner), Dr Allan Sikk (UCL SSEES, principal supervisor), myself.

Today I successfully defended my doctoral thesis “Veto et Peto: Patterns of Presidential Activism in Central and Eastern Europe” on which I worked since October 2010 at University College London – School of Slavonic and East European Studies. You can read more about my PhD research on http://www.presidentialactivism.com.