Austin Chapter of the Fulbright Association and Texas Global
invite you to join
Károly Jókay, Ph.D., Executive Director, Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission
to learn more about Fulbright opportunities for U.S. students and faculty in Hungary and elsewhere in Central Europe.
Networking reception to follow.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
5:30 – 7:30pm
2815 San Gabriel St.
Károly Jókay, Ph.D., is an expert in municipal finance and bankruptcy, and has taught municipal finance, public budgeting and public management in the Department of Public Policy at Central European University between 2005 and 2017. Jókay has extensive consulting experience in Central and Eastern European countries, including Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia, completing projects on municipal bond disclosure standards, public utility transformation and regulation in the municipal services sector, as well as municipal debt regulation. He was born in Chicago to Hungarian refugee parents, earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and has an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Illinois. Jókay, who moved to Hungary in 1994, active in several civil society organizations, established a family foundation to support the education of poor, rural children in the High School of the Reformed Church in Pápa. Jókay has been Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission in Hungary since November 1, 2012.