Andras Szalai, PhD is Researcher at the Central European University’s Center for EU Enlargement Studies. In parallel, he is also an assistant professor at the European Studies Department of Eötvös Loránd University. His research interests include critical constructivist approaches to policy-making, nuclear security, and theories of European foreign policy. At CENS, he is responsible for project relating to transatlantic relations and the conceptualization of European foreign policy, writ large. Currently, he is conducting research on the securitization of mass migration in Hungary.