Mark-Anthony Falzon completed his doctoral studies in October 2001 and joined the University of Malta’s Department of Sociology in January 2002, where has been head of department since 2008. He holds a summa cum laude first degree in contemporary Mediterranean studies from the University of Malta and Masters and doctoral degrees in social anthropology from the University of Cambridge. He is the author of a number of scholarly articles and book chapters on migration, diaspora, cities, cosmopolitanism, and hunting in the Mediterranean. He is the author of Cosmopolitan Connections: The Sindhi diaspora, 1860-2000 and Multi-sited Ethnography. He is also a weekly columnist for The Sunday Times (Malta).