Vasileia Digidiki, MSc, PhD


Vasileia Digidiki, PhD is a Harvard Instructor and a Health and Human Rights Fellow at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University. She is a Forensic and Social Psychologist and leads the FXB Center’s research agenda on migration. She holds a PhD in Clinical and Social Psychology and two master’s degrees in Forensic and Social Psychology. Since 2014, Dr. Digidiki has studied child protection amidst humanitarian crises, the sexual exploitation of migrant children, the impact of repatriation on children and youth, and access to education and strategies for increasing resilience and agency among stranded migrant children. Her latest studies have focused on Greece, Bangladesh, West and Central Africa, Sudan, and Mexico. Prior to joining the FXB Center in 2014, Dr. Digidiki worked extensively on human trafficking and victim blaming. She has published widely on issues of human trafficking, forced migration, child protection and victim blaming.