Joining the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in 2017, Simon’s research in Oxford critically examines the concept of the judicial reputation. Having had previosuly a pure legal background he pursues an MSt in Socio-Legal Research under the supervision of Prof Krukchyian.
Simon completed his undergraduate studies in Law (Bc.) in 2014, at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia; then spent a semester studying in Norway, at the University of Bergen; before winning a Japanese govt. scholarship as the only doctoral/graduate degree student in Slovakia for the year 2015, to pursue a master's degree in Comparative Law and Politics (LL.M) at Nagoya University, Japan.
Simon is an Academic Assistant at I-CONnect, the blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law, and an Editor of the Global Review of Constitutional Law. While in Japan he taught an undergraduate course at Meijo University, in Nagoya. In Oxford, Simon co-founded and convenes a graduate discussion group OxonCourts, and is a member of the organising committee of the Public Law Discussion Group.
Among Simon's research interests are judicial studies, activism, socio-legal methods, and electoral disputes.