Agnes Batory is a Professor at CEU’s School of Public Policy and a Research Fellow of the Center for Policy Studies. She is Director of the Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP), a joint program delivered by four European universities and funded by the European Commission. She holds a PhD from Cambridge University. Her research interests include corruption and corruption control, party politics, and a number of sectoral policies and institutional aspects of EU governance. She is author of The politics of EU accession and her articles appeared, among others, in Governance; the Journal of Common Market Studies; the Journal of European Public Policy; Public Administration; Democratization and the European Journal of Political Research. She currently contributes to two Horizon2020 projects; one dealing with the EU's Transboundary Crisis Management Capacities (TransCrisis) and another with the Impact of Cohesion Policy on EU Identification (Cohesify).