Dr. Piro Rexhepi holds a Ph.D. in Politics from University of Strathclyde. He is currently a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity. His research interests include the politics of (post)socialist sexuality in Kosova and Bosnia, LGBTQ activism in post-Yugoslavia, Islam in Eastern Europe, orientalism and homonationalism. His publications include "The Politics of (Post)Socialist Sexuality," "Unmapping Islam in Eastern Europe Periodization and Muslim Islamophobia and Europeanization in Kosovo," and many more.‚Äč