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Kristen Csenkey is a PhD candidate at the Balsillie School of International Affairs through Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU). Her research is on the politics and policy of cyber governance and security. Kristen’s projects focus on hybrid threats and the changing norms of conflict within the cyber domain. She is a network member of the Defence and Security Foresight Group (DSF Group).

Kristen works as a research assistant for Dr. Bessma Momani (University of Waterloo) and is an External Advisor to the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). Prior to this, Kristen worked in Political Affairs at the Embassy to Hungary, Slovenia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina in Budapest.

Kristen graduated from the University of Toronto, holds an MA in anthropology degree, and completed her Master of Applied Politics (MAP) degree from WLU. Her MAP research examined nationalism and border security initiatives in Hungary.

Academic / Professional Awards

  • Balsillie Doctoral Fellowship, 2018
  • Margaret Campbell Docherty Award, 2017
  • Laurier Graduate Scholarship , 2017
Conflict and Security
Multilateral Institutions
  • Master of Applied Politics, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2018
  • Master of Arts, Trent University, 2014
  • Honours Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto, 2011

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