Elena has completed her BSc in International & European Studies at the University of Piraeus in 2019 and was a former researcher in Turkish and Eurasian Studies Laboratory in 2018-2019. She has completed her internship in the Consular & Political department at the Embassy of Greece in Finland in 2019. Currently, she is a postgraduate student in the Master’s Mediterranean Studies at the University of Peloponnese. She is a Greek and Persian native speaker, also fluent in French and English. She joined the Centre for Mediterranean, Middle East and Islamic Studies (CEMMIS) in October of 2020.