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Kristen Csenkey is a PhD in Global Governance student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs through Wilfrid Laurier University. Her interests are centered around border securitization among the Visegrad Four countries within the EU multilevel governance framework.

Kristen completed the Master of Applied Politics (MAP) degree program through Wilfrid Laurier University where her research focused on nationalism and border security issues in Hungary. She has experience in international relations and foreign affairs through her work in Political Affairs at the Embassy of Canada to Hungary, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina and as the Managing Director of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy-Toronto Chapter.

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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