Daniel Izsak is a PhD gradutate of the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations (IR track). His dissertation, which he defended in March 2018, focuses on the varied impact of regionalism on firm regionalisation in the car industry, in the EU and NAFTA. It contributes to our understanding about how and under what circumstances diverse regional integration schemes are able to generate or be conducive to economic regionalisation within their fold.
His research interests are: comparative regionalism, regionalisation, transnational regulatory regimes, globalisation, EU, NAFTA, ASEAN. Since January 2018, he has taught an MA-level class, 'Europe in Crises: Integration under International and Internal Threat', at the Department of International Relations, Central European University. He received his MA (with Distinction) in the same department, in 2010. Previously, Daniel worked as a political analyst at the European Commission. Prior to that, he was a BBC World Service journalist and editor, working in and reporting from 15 countries.