Mylonas, Harris

Harris Mylonas is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University. He is editor in chief of  the journal Nationalities Papers and the author of The Politics of Nation-Building: Making Co-Nationals, Refugees, and Minorities (Cambridge University Press, 2013), for which he won the 2014 European Studies Book Award by the Council for European Studies as well as The Peter Katzenstein Book Prize in 2013. His documentary Searching for Andreas: Political Leadership in Times of Crisis, which deals with the deep causes of the recent financial and political crisis in Greece, premiered at the 2018 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival and won two awards at the 2019 International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra. He is currently working on his second book tentatively entitled Diaspora Management Logics. Harris received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University, his MA in Political Science from the University of Chicago, and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Athens, Greece. In 2008-09 and 2011-12 academic years he was an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies.