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Nikolaos Anagnostakis is an Environmental Law Attorney at Anagnostakis Law Offices. Nikolaos is the founder of Green Justice, the first environmental law NGO in Athens, Greece. He has developed an interest in environmental issues like forest arsons and global warming when studying Environmental Law in the United States. Nikolaos Anagnostakis holds a LL.M degree from Tulane University Law School of New Orleans and a LL.B from Swansea University in Great Britain.
William Antholis is the Managing Director of The Brookings Institution. Dr. Antholis is also a Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings, where his work focuses on the politics and institutions of international diplomacy. From 1995 to 1999, Dr. Antholis served in government — at the State Department where he served as Director of the Office Policy Analysis at the State Department’s Bureau of Economic Affairs, and at the White House where he was director of International Economic Affairs at both the National Security Council and the National Economic Council. William Antholis earned his PhD from Yale University in politics, and his BA from the University of Virginia in government and foreign affairs. Bill Antholis is a frequent Master Class leader for the Next Generation Initiative.
George Kalantzakis is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where he received an MA in International Economics and International Relations. George completed his first year of SAIS at the Johns Hopkins University campus in Bologna, Italy and finished up the masters program in Washington, D.C. Currently, George is pursuing an MBA through the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School in Washington, D.C. Before graduate school George completed his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University and went on to work in the energy and financial services industries for approximately four years. George has an interest in economics, international business, transatlantic relations, and politics.
Katherine Relle is a graduate of Georgetown University (class of 2011), where she earned a B.A. in Government and Theology. Her strong interest in U.S. politics and foreign relations has been fostered by her work with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the White House Office of Presidential Correspondence and various D.C. think tanks, such as the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Southeast Europe Project. Recently, Katherine has worked between business and politics, as a member of the Federal Government Relations team at AstraZeneca, a large global pharmaceutical company. Katherine will attend the London School of Economics for her MSc masters degree in Media and Communication Governance in the fall of 2011. Katherine Relle was a 2009 Athens Fellow.
Jody Sadornas is in the final year of her Master’s program at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Her concentration is in Economic Development in Southeast Europe. Currently, she is interning at the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece in the office of Public Diplomacy. There, she assists in designing and implementing various cultural, educational and media outreach programs. Jody studied Classics and archaeology at the University of Southern California and having lived the majority of her post-undergraduate life in Athens, Greece, she considers Greece her second home, and herself a Greek enthusiast, despite the lack of any Greek heritage. Jody first came to Greece in the spring of 2005, as part of a semester abroad program, and has been back every year since. During her time in Greece, she worked on a number of excavations — most notably the Athenian Agora excavations — and helped developed audio-guides for the country’s numerous archaeological sites, as well as taught English as a second language and studied Modern Greek and economics.