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Danilo Mandić

Faculty Associate


Danilo Mandić

Danilo Mandić is associate senior lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. His research focuses on war, refugees, social movements, nationalism, ethnic relations, and organized crime. His first book Gangsters and Other Statesmen received the Mirra Komarovsky Best Book Award (2022) and the ASA Section on Peace, War, and Social Conflict's Best Book Award (2022). His second book, The Syrian Refugee Crisis is forthcoming in 2023.

Mandić also co-edited a volume on youth in Southeast Europe, Beyond Ethnicity. In 2015-7, he led a research team to study Syrian refugees on the Balkan Route and, in 2022, he conducted fieldwork in Ukraine on forced migration.

This information is accurate for the time period that the affiliate is affiliated with CES.


  • Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
  • Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University