Manolis Mavozaharakis, born in Heraklion, Crete,
studied political science, sociology and economics at the Phillips University
in Marburg (West Germany). In parallel he studied ethnology
and economic history and from 1989 onwards, worked in the field of
social tourism. He obtained his MA in political
science in 2005 and is currently a doctoral student at the Department of
Political Science in the University of Crete and a freelance writer.