Anna Triandafyllidou is Director of the GGP Research Strand on Cultural Pluralism at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS). Before joining the GGP, she was part time professor at the RSCAS (2010-2012).
As senior fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) in Athens (2004 to 2012), she headed a successful migration research team. She has been Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges since 2002, and is a member of the Spinelli Group. She is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. Professor Triandafyllidou received her Ph.D. from the EUI in 1995 and held teaching and research positions at the University of Surrey (1994-95), the London School of Economics (1995-97), the CNR in Rome (1997-99), the EUI (1999-2004) and the Democritus University of Thrace (2007-2010, now on long term unpaid leave ). She was a Fulbright Scholar in Residence at New York University in 2001, and a Colston Fellow at the University of Bristol (2001-2002).
She serves as national expert in the OECD Network of International Migration Experts (formerly SOPEMI), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) network on labour market and migration experts (LINET), and acts as an evaluator of research projects for the European Research Council (Advanced Investigator Grants), the Research Framework Programmes of the European Commission (FP5, FP6, and FP7), the European Science Foundation, the Norface ERA-NET network, and several national research agencies (of Austria, Belgium, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands).
Her main areas of research and teaching are the governance of cultural diversity, migration, and nationalism from a European and international perspective. Over the past 10 years, she received funding and co-ordinated a number of international research projects in these research areas. Her publications include more than 100 articles in refereed journals and chapters in collective volumes, five authored books and more than ten edited and co-edited volumes.