Areas of Expertise

  • EU justice and home affairs
  • Western Balkans
  • Organized crime
  • Strategic foresight


English, French, Polish, Spanish, Slovene

Mark McQuay has been a DGAP associate fellow since July 2021. Previously, he worked as a trainee at the European Union Institute for Security Studies with a focus on EU justice and home affairs. He also completed an internship at the Polish Institute of International Affairs.

McQuay holds a bachelor’s degree in French, Spanish, and Slovene from the University of Nottingham, and he graduated from Collegium Civitas in Warsaw with an MA in international relations. He is currently a PhD candidate at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, examining relations between fledgling states and organized crime.


Risky Thinking

How Scenarios Can Help the EU Bounce Back from Strategic Shock
Dr. Roderick Parkes
Mark McQuay