Krisztina Rozgonyi, PhD, JD MBA

Comms Policy Collaborative Expert


Within the CPC, Krisztina Rozgonyi, who has extensive experience in policy-making and regulation, is responsible for connecting research and policy discourses, developing policy leads, outreach and grant development.

Dr. Rozgonyi was Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication of the University of Vienna from 2015-2023. She worked with international and European organisations, with national governments, regulators, and companies as a senior adviser on media freedom, spectrum policy and copyright legal frameworks. Between 2004-2010 she served as the Chairperson (Deputy Chairperson) of the Telecoms Authority in Hungary. 

Her research interests are specific aspects of media governance, especially the governance of spectrum and copyright, the representation of public interest, of democratic values and fundamental rights within complex and highly 'technocratized' policy and regulatory processes.

She holds a PhD in Communication Sciences (University of Vienna); a Doctor Juris in Law and State Sciences (Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law, Budapest); an MA in Communication Sciences (Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Budapest); and an MBA (Central European University).

Dr Rozgonyi is a regular speaker at the Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute at Oxford University and has taught at ELTE University, BudapestJanus Pannonius University, Faculty of Law, Department of Public Law, Pécs. Dr Rozgonyi is a member of the advisory board of the Journal of Digital Media and Policy and the chair of the Media and Advertising Division of the Hungarian Lawyers Association.

She speaks English, German and Hungarian.