Professor Mátyás Bódig
Professor Bódig joined the Law School in 2008. Previously, he worked as Associate Professor at the University of Miskolc (Hungary) and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. He earned his academic degrees (PhD, Dr. Habil.) at the University of Miskolc. In Aberdeen, he is a founding member of the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law, and Programme Coordinator for LLM in Human Rights. Professor Bódig has established himself as a legal theorist, and his publications span from jurisprudential methodology, through conceptual legal theory and political philosophy to international human rights law. His research revolves around the methodological profile of doctrinal legal scholarship, the patterns of doctrinal development in international human rights law, and the integration of political ideals (like the rule of law) into international norms.