Dana Diminescu is born in Victoria. She is a sociologist and Professor at Institut Polytechnique de Paris. She is known for her work on the “connected migrant”, and for a number of epistemological and methodological innovations in her research, questioning classical theories in migration studies. In particular, she designed and co-ordinated the e-Diasporas Atlas, which was first runner up of its category for the 2012 Digital Humanities Awards.