Mihai Popșoi is an Associate Expert with the Foreign Policy Association of Moldova. His research focuses on political dynamics in Moldova as well as security developments in the broader region. He is currently a PhD candidate in Political Studies at the University of Milan, researching the Europeanization of political parties in the Eastern Partnership. He holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Moldova State University and a Master in Public Policy from Central European University and University of York. He has previously worked for the NATO Center in Moldova and the Political Section of the American Embassy in Chisinau. He is the founder and contributor at MoldovanPolitics.com.