Dorka Takácsy is a visiting fellow with the Engaging Central Europe program of The German Marshall Fund of the United States. She pursues her PhD studies at the Corvinus University of Budapest, researching Russian domestic disinformation about the West, and she is a research fellow at the Centre for Euro-Atlantic Integration and Democracy, focusing on disinformation. She was a Marcin Król Fellow at Visegrád Insight in 2022-2023 and a Széll Kálmán Public Policy Fellow of the Hungary Foundation in 2018.

Dorka holds an MA in international relations from Central European University and a BA in international business from the Budapest Business School and the University of Picardy Jules Verne. She also studied at the ICHEC Brussels Management School, at the Pushkin State Language Institute in Moscow, and George Mason University in the United States as well. She gained professional experience at, among others, the European Parliament, the Political Capital Institute in Budapest, and the National Defense University in Washington. She is fluent in Russian, English, German, French, and Italian besides her mother tongue Hungarian, and she is learning Croatian.