IMISCOE Web Directory - Katerina Rozakou
Katerina Rozakou is an anthropologist; currently a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the University of Amsterdam. She has received her PhD from the University of the Aegean and she has spent a year as a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University. Her research interests include political anthropology, civil society, NGOs and humanitarian aid, irregular immigrants and refugees, charity and solidarity. Her work has been published in international academic journals.
As part of the ERC research project “The social life of state deportation regimes” at the University of Amsterdam, she is responsible for the research conducted in Greece. She there explores the treatment of irregular immigrants during registration, detention, and voluntary or involuntary expulsion. Her research in Athens and on Lesvos focuses on the experiences of street-level state agents and civil-society actors. Since 2016 she is also an adjunct lecturer at the University of Amsterdam.