Barbara Grabowska-Moroz is a research fellow at CEU Democracy Institute (Budapest, Hungary). In 2018-2021 she was a postdoc researcher at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands). In 2010-2018 she worked as a lawyer and a project coordinator in the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (Warsaw, Poland). She is an expert in the current rule of law crisis in the EU, Poland in particular. Her current research deals with the abuse of comparative law in the context of the rule of law backsliding. Her expertise deals also with the international and constitutional standards regarding the oversight of secret security services.