Dr. Balša Lubarda is the Head of Research at Damar Institute since February 2023. He was previously the Head of Ideology Research Unit at the Far-Right Analysis Network (formerly Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right) and the Visiting Lecturer (Fulbright) at the University of California, Berkeley (US). Lubarda is the author of the book “Far-Right Ecologism: Environmental Politics and the Far Right in Hungary and Poland” (Routledge, 2023), ethnography based on his doctoral thesis defended at Central European University in Austria (Summa Cum Laude, 2021). His scholarly articles were published by Nature Climate Change, Environmental Politics, Environmental Values, Environmental Education, Sociologia Ruralis, Journal of Language and Politics and many others. He also provided commentary on the issues related to climate change, political ecology, energy and agricultural politics, radicalism and political ideologies for the media outlets such as The New York Times, BBC Radio, Politico, Euronews, OpenDemocracy, Fair Observer etc. He is the recipient of many awards and scholarships, such as the Chevening, Fulbright, Ivo Vizin and Konrad Adenauer Scholarship, Montenegrin Academy of Science award and CEU Advanced Doctoral Student Award. Lubarda methodologically specializes in qualitative research, digital methods and visual analysis.