Professor Brian Porter-Szücs wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation comparing President-elect Donald Trump to current European leaders whose policies are nationalist and authoritarian. He outlines some key policies of Polish president Jaroslaw Kaczynski to illustrate specific similarities and differences with Trump. Read the article here.

Brian Porter-Szücs is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History at the University of Michigan and faculty affiliate of the Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; and Copernicus Center for Polish Studies. He is currently in Poland conducting research on his next project.