Dr Kostas Maronitis is Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Leeds Trinity University. His research interests focus on the political theory and policies of immigration and European integration. He has published articles on immigrant detention and human rights, networks of protest, cosmopolitanism and citizenship, the politics of fear, and diasporic cultural practices. Kostas is the author of the book Postnationalism and the Challenges to European Integration in Greece: The Transformative Power of Immigration (Palgrave McMillan, 2017). His book (with Denny Pencheva) Robots and Immigrants will be published in September 2022 by Bristol University Press.