Global Freedom of Expression

András Koltay

András Koltay is Research Professor at the University of Public Service and Professor of Law at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary. He received LL.M. degree in Public Law at the University College London in 2006, and PhD degree in law at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University in 2008. Between 2018 and 2021, he served as Rector of the University of Public Service. He has been the President of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority of Hungary since 2021. His principal research has been concerned with freedom of speech, personality rights and media regulations, but he also deals with other constitutional questions. He was a speaker in more than 200 conferences in several countries. He is the author of New Media and Freedom of Expression (Hart, 2019) and Media Freedom and the Law (Routledge, 2024). He is the co-editor of Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression (Cambridge University Press, 2017, together with Jeroen Temperman), Comparative Privacy and Defamation (Elgar, 2020, together with Paul Wragg), Global Perspectives on Press Regulation, Vol. 1 and 2 (Hart, 2023 and 2024, together with Paul Wragg) and Disinformation, Misinformation, and Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2024, together with Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr. and Charlotte Garden)