Research assistant for «CEASAVAL: Evaluation of the Common European Asylum System under Pressure and Recommendations for Further Development». PhD candidate in European Politics, Panteion University of Social & Political Sciences, Department of International, European and Area Studies (Greece). PhD research topic ‘Frontex and border control’. MSc Econ in Security Studies, Aberystwyth University (U.K.), B.A. in International & European Studies, University of Piraeus (Greece). Past professional experience at the Greek Asylum Service, General Secretariat of the Council of the EU and Frontex. She speaks Greek (mother tongue), English, French, Italian and Japanese. Her PhD thesis is funded by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (IKY).