Brandon C. Zicha is a senior assistant professor of philosophy, politics and economics at the Leiden University College in The Hague. His scholarship focuses on constitutional political economy and policy-making, and his work has been published in international academic journals and periodicals. His specialty is Central and Eastern Europe and he's worked for think tanks and companies focused on the region. He blogs about constitutional politics at Leviathan's Couch and at his Substack, Friendly Professing. The views expressed are his own and may not reflect his employer's.