Kristína Šefčíková joined PSSI in April 2021 and works as a Project Manager for the Regional Security Program. Her areas of focus are disinformation, strategic communication and foreign malign influence. She holds two master’s degrees in International Relations and English Language and Literature from Masaryk University in Brno where she focused on nationalist discourse and propaganda. Ms. Šefčíková previously interned in a Slovak MEP’s office, at GLOBSEC, STRATPOL – Strategic Policy institute, and Forum 2000. Her current topics of interest within the disinformation portfolio are hostile narratives about the war in Ukraine, business models of media spreading disinformation, as well as the Green Deal and energy security.