New Group of Students Joins CMDS

October 14, 2020

Our Center welcomes three students who joined our team as research interns to work on various projects.

They are conducting research work in line with the common methodology of the projects. They collect and tabulate data, carry out interviews, write analytical reports and feed into the projects’ outputs.


Sneha Singh is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at the Department of Gender Studies at CEU. Prior to this, she studied at the University of Delhi in India, majoring in journalism. She has been involved in writing and journalism as the Associate Editor of the Student Journal in her undergrad college. She has also worked with print media organizations at national level like The Times of India. At CEU, she wants to integrate her prior knowledge of journalism with gender studies by working on media freedom and safety of female journalists for her MA thesis.

Sneha will work on the Power Brokers: Political Consultancies and Journalism project.

Ugyen Tshering is an MA student at the Department of International Relations at CEU. He completed his undergraduate studies in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) at Rangsit University International College in Thailand. In addition, after graduation he worked there as a researcher and teacher. His main research interest is on international politics and economics of European Union, East Asia, and ASEAN.

Ugyen will work on the Media Influence Matrix project.

Lisa Weinberger is a student of Comparative Constitutional Law at CEU with a particular interest in access to information. Prior to CEU, she earned her law degree at the University of Vienna. For the past few years, she has worked for different national and international organisations including Index on Censorship, Transparency International Austria, Democracy Reporting International and OEKOBUERO – Alliance of the Environmental Movement. Her research focuses on constitutional law in relation to anti-corruption, media freedom and access to information.

Lisa will work on the Media Influence Matrix project.