Natasha Wunsch (PhD, University College London) is a Postdoctoral Researcher with the European Politics Group at ETH Zurich, and an Associate Fellow with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) specializing in EU enlargement. She holds master’sdegrees from Free University Berlin and Sciences Po, Paris. She was previously a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Southeast European Studies in Graz and has collaborated with various European think tanks, including EPC, ECFR, ESI, and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Her research interests include EU integration, democratisation and the role of civil society in transition processes. Her work has been published, inter alia, in the Journal of European Public Policy, East European Politics, and Southeast European and Black Sea Studies.