2018-2019 ISD Fellow
Huffington Graduate Fellow, MA in Russian & Eastern European Studies
Adviser: Dr. Kelly McFarland, Director of Programs and Research, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
Research topic: Illiberal Democracy in Europe: The Polish and Hungarian Cases
Joseph Bebel is an MA candidate in the Eurasian, Russian & Eastern European Studies (MAERES) program at the School of Foreign Service. His ISD research focused on the growth of illiberal democracy in Europe, specifically in Poland and Hungary – to investigate the possibility of a more effective and diplomatic approach to address each nation’s illiberalism. Joseph graduated with a BA in European studies from Brigham Young University. He is involved with the student-led think tank European Horizons and has completed work for Brookings, Freedom House, and the Hungary Initiatives Foundation.