Kinga Koranyi is a PhD candidate working on the PerzepEU project, supervised by Dr. Markus Jachtenfuchs. Her research explores the conditions for the emergence of welfare policy transfers in a comparative framework, focusing on Canada, Switzerland and the United States, in order to understand contemporary and future policy directions for the EU’s cohesion agenda. Kinga holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from McGill University, and a Master of Arts in European Studies (European Policy) from the University of Amsterdam. Her MA thesis investigates the implementation and monitoring of EU cohesion funds in Hungary. Kinga’s current research interests include European integration, cohesion policy, rule of law debates within the EU, and contemporary Hungarian politics.