Research fellow at the Institute for Global Prosperity at University College London.

At the moment I am a co-Investigator at three (3) Horizon 2020 funded projects (PARTICIPATION, REFUGE-ED, EQUALS-EU), an ESRC grant and a Leverhulme Trust funded project. More details can be found under Funding.

Before joining UCL I was a Research Associate to at NYU Abu Dhabi and a visiting Researcher at the Department of Political Sciences at Yale University.

I hold a PhD in Economics from Swansea University, an M.Sc. in Financial Economics from Cardiff University and a B.Sc. from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens. My research focuses on applied political economy, program evaluation and development economics. I study trust, corruption, radicalisation, legacies of violence and migration.