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.