DR ROSA VASILAKI

Dr. Rosa Vasilaki is Director of Research and Development at Code on the Road and Research Coordinator of Dissensus. She holds a PhD in History from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes and Sciences Sociales (Paris, France) and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Bristol (UK). Rosa is currently appointed as a Teaching Fellow at the Department of Social Anthropology at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, in Athens, Greece and at the College Year Athens (CYA). She has also taught history and sociology and conducted research in various universities in the UK, Israel and Greece. Along with her academic interests, Rosa has experience in managing and implementing large research projects, especially in the area of migrants’ and refugees’ integration, in gender equality, in combating forms of hate, racism and various forms of exclusion, with a special focus in far-right extremism and religious fundamentalism. Her article “Provincializing IR? Prospects and Deadlocks in post-Western IR Theory” (2012) won the Northedge Essay Prize of Millennium Journal of International Studies, whilst her research proposal “Policing the Greek Crisis: Public Order and Civil Unrest in Times of Turmoil” won the second prize of Greek Politics Specialist Group 2015 Competition “Innovative Approaches for the Study of Greek Society and Politics.” In her career as an expert, Rosa has worked with think-tanks (ELIAMEP), government bodies (South West Government Office, UK), international organisations (OECD) and advised embassies and agencies interested in gaining an insightful and informed account of development in her areas of interest—particularly in Greece and in Europe more generally. Email: rosa@codeontheroad.tech