Special interests: earned her university diploma from the University of Economics in Budapest, Hungary. After finishing her studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, she obtained a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. She has held research positions at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center in Mt. Holyoke, MA and at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC. Professor Fabian teaches international and comparative politics, focusing on European integration, international conflicts and their resolutions, and transnational social movements. Her research focuses on how women and their organizations participate in the new democracies of postcommunist countries. In 2004, she received the Student Government’s Superior Teaching Award. Her publications include: Globalization: Perspectives from Central and Eastern Europe (Elsevier, 2007); Contemporary Women’s Movements in Hungary: Globalization, Democracy, and Gender Equality (Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009). She contributed chapters to and edited the volume on Domestic Violence in Postcommunist States: Local Activism, National Policies, and Global Forces (Indiana University Press, 2010) which is the first book to focus on the transnational connections between the various European and Eurasian postcommunist movements against domestic violence.