Georgia Mavrodi is research associate at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence, and visiting researcher at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany. Prior to her current position, she was post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton University and research assistant at the RSCAS, EUI. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the EUI and has taught at the James Madison University and at the University of Siegen. She specializes in European integration, Europeanisation, and comparative immigration and refugee policies. Her publications include articles in international refereed journals, chapters in edited volumes, and policy reports.