Lilla Nóra Kiss
Lilla Nóra Kiss is a Post-Graduate Visiting Research Fellow and an adjunct faculty at the Antonin Scalia Law School of George Mason University. During her post-doctoral research, she undertakes a comparative analysis of how the US and the EU approach regulating social media. In addition, as an adjunct faculty member at Scalia Law School, she teaches Antitrust Law.
Lilla completed her JD in 2015 at the University of Miskolc, Hungary. During her doctoral studies, she undertook the General and Juridical Mediator course and immersed herself in several international law programs (the Regional Academy on the United Nations (RAUN); the Academy of European Law (AEL) at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy).
Lilla completed her doctorate in 2018 and defended her thesis on the legal issues of Brexit in 2019. In 2020, she completed her third degree in European and International Business Law LLM at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary. In addition to her academic studies, Lilla conducted lectures and seminars on European Union law and European and International Business Law in both English and Hungarian. Her professional accomplishments led to her nomination for the Wolters Kluwer Law Award in the category of Young Legal Talent of the year (2021).
She also served as a senior counselor specializing in EU law at the Hungarian Ministry of Justice, State Secretariat for European Union Affairs. As such, she has provided legal advice on institutional matters between the EU and the Member States, on the Future of Europe Conference, and on some special topics, including social media, which inspired her to apply to the Hungary Foundation’s Liberty Bridge Program.
Lilla has over a hundred scientific works, including academic and informative publications and presentations. Lilla is a founding editor of the Constitutional Discourse blog, an advisor to the Regional Dialogue for Security and Science blog, a co-editor-in-chief of the Külügyi Műhely Gyorselemzés sorozat (Foreign Affairs Rapid Analysis Series). Lilla is a founding member of the Freedom and Identity in Central Europe (FICE).
Latest from Lilla
Preserving Identity in the Face of Oppression: Religious Freedom and National Identity in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia
The Freedom and Identity in Central Europe (FICE) working group and the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) cohosted event brought together a diverse group of experts to explore the relationship between religious freedom and national identity in...
Defending Heritage and Faith: Navigating the Intersection of Christianity and Nationalism in Hungary
World Cup star Lionel Messi credits God for his success to thunderous applause, yet Hungarians must fight to defend references to their Christian heritage against foreign accusations of ‘Christian nationalism.’ Contra critics of religion in public...
In the age of disappearing Snapchat messages, Insta stories, and 280-character tweets, it is reasonable to ask why building lasting monuments matters. It matters because in this sea of 21st-century distraction, we must be pulled out of our everyday lives from time to time and be faced with timeless truths and virtues to aspire to.
Monuments can represent these truths. One such statue, slated to be revealed in Atlanta’s Peace Park on Oct. 23, embodies these values. Yet the story it tells is not an American story but a Hungarian one.