Manolis Pratsinakis is Assistant Professor in Social Geography at Harokopio University and the former Deputy Project Manager of the SEESOX Diaspora project. Manolis is also a research Associate at the University of Oxford's Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)  He was previously Departmental Lecturer in Migration Studies at COMPAS and the School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography (SAME), University of Oxford; Onassis fellow at SAME and the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; Marie Curie postdoctoral fellow at the University of Macedonia, visiting fellow at the University of Sussex and lecturer at the University of Amsterdam. His academic interests broadly concern the study of migration and nationalism. He has done research and published on immigrant-native relations, ethnic boundaries and categorisation, everyday nationhood, diasporas, brain drain, and intra-EU mobility in the post 2008 period. Manolis has studied Geography and Sociology (with honors) and completed his PhD in 2013 in Anthropology. His MA studies were supported by a Nuffic Huygens Scholarship and his PhD research by an IKY scholarship from the Dutch and Greek state respectively.