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Harris Mylonas

Editor-in-Chief, Nationalities Papers

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Harris Mylonas is an Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the George Washington University  and the editor-in-chief of Nationalities Papers. He is interested in the processes of nation- and state-building, diaspora policies, and political development. Mylonas received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University, his MA in Political Science from the University of Chicago, and completed his undergraduate degree at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Athens, Greece. In 2008-09 and 2011-12 academic years he was an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. He is the author of The Politics of Nation-Building: Making Co-Nationals, Refugees, and Minorities (Cambridge University Press, 2012), for which he won the 2014 European Studies Book Award by the Council for European Studies as well as The Peter Katzenstein Book Prize in 2013. His work has been published in the Annual Review of Political SciencePerspectives on Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Security Studies, European Journal of Political Research, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Territory, Politics, Governance, Nations and NationalismSocial Science Quarterly, Nationalities Papers, Ethnopolitics, and various edited volumes. 

He recently completed a political documentary entitled, Searching for Andreas: Political Leadership in Times of Crisis. The film premiered at the 20th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival and won two awards at the International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra.