Vassilis Gerasopoulos

Vassilis Gerasopoulos is a PhD candidate in the Willem Pompe Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology in the University of Utrecht. He holds a Bachelor in Law from the University of Athens and an MA in Global Criminology (cum laude) from Utrecht University. His area of interest revolves around the concepts of fear, exclusion and identity – in racial, sexual or cultural terms. His PhD research focuses on the connection between migratory flows and xenophobia and the narrative construction of contemporary social and cultural Greek identity. He has conducted research on labelling and homophobia against young Greek gay men.


Vassilis Gerasopoulos unpacks representations of sexual expression and the construction of postmodern erotic identity in Wachowskis’ TV show Sense8.


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