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Scientific and Academic Director
Hellenic Association of Political Scientists

Areas of Expertise
Immigration, International Non-Governmental Organizations, United Nations, Refugees and Displacement, Human Trafficking

Region of Focus
Europe, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, The Middle East, North Africa, Central and South Asia

Background
Dr. Theodoros Fouskas is a sociologist. He specializes in migration, migrant labour and migrant community organizations. Also in precarious, low-status/low-wage employment, integration of third country nationals, undeclared work, irregular migration, access of migrants to healthcare, labour solidarity, social protection, political participation and trade unions in the reception societies. He has taught at the Department of Professional Training of Police Officers-Executives at the Hellenic Police School of Further Education and Training (2011-2017, Greece), the Department of Social Work at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens (2017-2018, 2016-2017, 2014-2015) et al. He has authored 2 monographs: Nigerian Immigrants in Greece: Low-Status Work, Community, and Decollectivization (Nova Science Publishers, 2014) and Migrant “Communities” and Labor Representation (Papazisi Publishers, 2012, in Greek) and he has co-edited the collective volume: Contemporary Immigration in Greece: A Sourcebook (with Vassileios Tsevrenis, European Public Law Organization Publications, 2014). Currently, he is preparing an edited collective volume entitled: Immigrants and Refugees in Times of Crisis (European Public Law Organization Publications, 2018). He has authored 8 chapters in collective volumes and published 12 articles in international and Greek peer reviewed scholarly journals and 23 research and policy reports. He has served as a reviewer for 7 journals and member of the editorial board in 1 of them. He has presented 65 papers at international and national conferences and workshops, and he has organized 9 scientific events. Since 2005, he has participated as project director and researcher in 20 European and national research programmes for migrants and other vulnerable groups.

Contact: www.theodorosfouskas.com | www.hapsc.org

Recent Publications
Books

2014
Monograph
Fouskas, T. (2014) Nigerian Immigrants in Greece: Low-Status Work, Community, and Decollectivization. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

2014
Edited volume
Fouskas, T. and V. Tsevrenis (2014) (Eds.) Contemporary Immigration in Greece: A Sourcebook. United Kingdom/Athens: Esperia Publications/European Public Law Organization (EPLO).

2012
Monograph
Fouskas, T. (2012) Immigrant ‘Communities’ and Work Representation: The Consequences of Low Status-Work of Five Immigrant Groups on the Participation in Their Work Associations. Athens: Papazisis Publishers, [in Greek], pages 778, ISBN: 978-960-02-2685-0. [Text book in Panteion University, Course [510149]: Comparative Social Policy, Spring Semester, Book Code in Eudoxus [22713350].

Articles

2017
Xypolytas, N., Vasilikou, K. and Fouskas, T. “Migrant Domestic Workers: Family, Community and Crisis”, Journal of Modern Greek Studies – Special Issue: Unveiling Domestic Work in Times of Crisis Edited by Professor Iordanis Psimmenos (accepted-forthcoming, John Hopkins University Press).

2014
Fouskas, T. “Low-Status Work Repercussions on Egyptians’ Collective Organisation”, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 34(7/8):418-437.

2014
Fouskas, T. “Social Repercussions of Irregular Immigration in 21st Century Greece”, Review of Migration Law, 13(2-3):284-297 (in Greek).

2014
Fouskas, T. Economou. Ch., Sakellaropoulos, T. Varsamidis, K., “‘Unhealthy’ Integration: Inequalities Of Immigrants’ Access To Health Services In Greece And Policy Recommendations For Their Elimination”, Nursing Care and Research, 40(3):214-235 (in Greek).

2013
Fouskas, T. “Low-Status Work Consequences on Immigrant Workers’ Organization”, International Review of Sociology: Revue Internationale de Sociologie, 23(3):671-698.

2013
Fouskas, T. “Representing the Unrepresented? Operation and Representativeness of Migrant Integration Councils in Greece”, Social Cohesion and Development, 8(2):127-150.

2013
Kouli E., Fouskas T., Theodorou M. and Velonakis E., “The Institutional Framework Regarding the Rights of Immigrants for Access to Health Services in the European Union”, Nursing Care and Research, 33(3):190-200 (in Greek).

2012
Fouskas, T. “Low Status Work and Decollectivization: Τhe Case of Bangladeshis in Athens”, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 10(1):54-73.

2012
Fouskas, T. “Immigrant “Communities” and Work Representation: The Consequences of Low-Status Work of Five Immigrant Groups Regarding Participation in their Work Associations”, Social Cohesion and Development, 7(2):119-132.

2010
Fouskas, T. (2010) “The Consequences of Low Status Work Upon Immigrants’ Work Organization: The Case of Bangladeshis in Athens”, Social Cohesion and Development, 5(2):113-127 (in Greek).

Book Chapters

2016
Fouskas, T. “Repercussions of Precarious, Low-Status Work Regarding Access to Healthcare Services by Immigrant Workers in Greece: Seasonal Flu or an Incurable Disease?”, in Jared A. Jaworski (Ed.) Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 18. New York Nova Science Publishers, pp.13-74.

2016
Fouskas, T. “They Do Not Represent us! Repercussions of Precarious, Low-Status Work on Participation of Immigrants in Trade Unions in Greece”, in Jared A. Jaworski (Ed.) Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 18. New York Nova Science Publishers, pp.75-126.

2014
Fouskas, T. and V. Tsevrenis “Introduction: Challenges of Immigration in 21st Century Greece”, in T. Fouskas and V. Tsevrenis (Eds.), Contemporary Immigration in Greece: A Sourcebook. Athens: European Public Law Organization (EPLO) Publications, pp.1-34.

2014
Fouskas, T. “Community” Found or Lost in the City? The Consequences of Precarious, Low-status Work on Association Participation of Nigerian Immigrant Workers in Greece, in T. Fouskas and V. Tsevrenis (Eds.), Contemporary Immigration in Greece: A Sourcebook. Athens: European Public Law Organization (EPLO) Publications, pp.143-164.

2014
Fouskas, T. “Representation and Participation of Immigrants in Public Life: Immigrant Consultative Bodies at Local Level in Greece”, in T. Fouskas and V. Tsevrenis (Eds.), Contemporary Immigration in Greece: A Sourcebook. Athens: European Public Law Organization (EPLO) Publications, pp. 407-446.

2013
Fouskas, T. “The Consequences of Low-status Work Upon Immigrants’ Work Organization and Representation: The Cases of Six Immigrant Groups in Athens”, in Ι. Psimmenos (Editors) Work and Social Inequalities: Personal Services and Service Workforce. Athens: Alexandria Publishers, pp.247-298 (in Greek).

2011
Fouskas, T. and Economou, C. “Immigrants’ Access in Health Services in Greece: The Emersion of an Informal Practice”, in Magriplis D. G. (ed.) Culture and Diversity: We and the Others. Thessalonica: A. Stamoylis Publishers, pp.415-436 (in Greek).