Georgios Kouras attended his Bachelor degree in the Department of Primary Education at University of the Aegean and his Master in Science degree in Social Policy Dept. at Panteion University and was awarded high honors in 2015. He held his thesis regarding ‘‘The guest worker phenomenon in Central Europe in 50’s-70’s and its’ interpretation’’. He is a Ph. D. candidate in Social Policy Dept. having his research in “Intra-occupational clustering in times of crisis: a comparative case study of Greek and Albanian construction workers in Attica”. During his academic years, he excelled in courses of social policy, qualitative research methods, and migration. He focuses on migration and labour and social stratification and mobility. Also, he participated in various seminars and most notably in the seminars held in Durham University at St’ Mary’s College in 2015 and 2016, presenting ‘The Social Setting of Female Migrant Domestic Workers’ and also at School of Applied Social Sciences in Durham University in 2018, presenting the early findings of his Ph.D. thesis: “Intra-occupational clustering in times of crisis: a comparative case study of Greek and Albanian construction workers in Attica”. In accordance with the above, Mr. Kouras, has already completed a field-research in sociology of work, supporting his thesis and as a Ph.D. Candidate in related themes, such as social stratification and mobility. His thesis is adding to the research an additional necessary dimension to investigate issues relating to labour market segmentation.
Sociology of Work