Danilo Mandić is Associate Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology,  Center Associate at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, and Faculty Associate at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies. His researches focus on war, refugees, social movements, nationalism, ethnic relations, organized crime and conflict societies. His book Gangsters and Other Statesmen received the Mirra Komarovsky Best Book Award (2022) and the ASA Section on Peace, War, and Social Conflict's Best Book Award​​​​​​ (2022). His book The Syrian Refugee Crisis is forthcoming in 2023. He co-edited Beyond Ethnicity: Changing Youth Values in Southeast Europe (2017) with Tamara Pavasović Trošt). 

In the summer of 2022, he conducted fieldwork in Ukraine on forced migration and the war. Undergraduate students interested in Research Assistantships on this topic should reach out by email.

 Mandic Book Launch

Please see:

- Time Magazine on Serbia-Kosovo | Swiss Radio SRF on Gangsters and Other Statesmen  |  BBC World Service on Syrian refugees  | Times Literary Supplement on separatism | Vice News on gangsters and politics  | Here & There podcast (w/Dave Marash) on Gangsters and Other Statesmen | BIRN on Gangsters and Other Statesmen  N1 on Serbia-Kosovo | Radio Televizija Srbija on U.S. elections  | RTV on Gangsters and Other Statesmen [in Serbian] | Metro on social movements 

- Follow 5k From the Frontline.

- "Syrian Refugee Crisis: Lessons from the Balkan Route" @ IASxSIR Speaker Series, October 2020.

Panel on "Youth in Southeast Europe" @ Center for European Studies, May 2nd, 2018. 

- At a Crossroads: The Future of the European Union, Harvard GSAS. 

What do the Refugees Mean for Europe? @ Heller School, Brandeis University.

- Refugees and Risk: Syrian Migrant Smuggling on the Balkan Route @ FXB Center, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

- "The Doubly Stigmatized" in ASA Political Sociology Newsletter (Spring 2020). 

- "Principles of protection for migrants, refugees, and other displaced persons " during COVID crisis. 


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