Vanessza Juhász is currently a second-year PhD student at Eötvös Loránd University, Doctoral School of Political Science. Her primary research field is political communication and debate culture. She is also a mentor teacher at Bibó István College for Advanced Studies. She received her BA in Political Science at ELTE, where she was also a member of Bibó College. She finished her MA in Communication and Media studies at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. During her doctoral studies, she participated in an international research network, called DigiWorld at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Political Science. In 2022, she received the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung scholarship, and since then, she has been working as a research fellow at Policy Solutions. She is also a journalist at a left-leaning national news site, called Mérce.