Katalin Fabian

Katalin Fábián

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Professor of Government and Law at Lafayette College

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Katalin Fábián is Professor of Government and Law at Lafayette College, Easton, PA. Her book Contemporary Women’s Movements in Hungary: Globalization, Democracy, and Gender Equality (Johns Hopkins University Press and Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2009) analyzes the emergence and political significance of women’s activism in Hungary. She contributed chapters to and edited Globalization: Perspectives from Central and Eastern Europe (Elsevier, 2007) and Domestic Violence in Postcommunist States: Local Activism, National Policies, and Global Forces (Indiana University Press, 2010). She edited, with Ioana Vlad, Democratization through Social Activism: Gender and Environmental Issues in Post-Communist Societies (Tritonic Romania 2015). With Elżbieta Korolczuk, she edited and wrote chapters that appeared in Rebellious Parents: Parents’ Movements in Central-Eastern Europe and Russia (Indiana University Press 2017). Her most recent publication, he Routledge Handbook of Gender in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia (2021), edited with Janet Elise Johnson and Mara Lazda, was awarded the 2022 Heldt Prize for best book in Slavic, East European and Eurasian Women's and Gender Studies. She is currently working on a manuscript analyzing the emergence and policy achievements of the midwifery movement in Central Europe.