William Edmonds is a 2022-2023 Fulbright Schuman Research Fellow and a visiting scholar at Central European University. He graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University, with majors in economics and political science. William's research interests include international security, political economy, and the global crisis of liberal democracy. His current work involves comparative research in Hungary and Poland. In previous years, William was selected as an Aitchison Public Service Fellow, conducting research at the U.S. Department of Energy. William serves as an officer in the U.S. Army and volunteers with the American Corner in Budapest.