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Orthodox Christian Studies Advisory Council

Orthodox Christian Studies Achieropoietos

Members of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center Advisory Council

The Center Advisory Council's mission is to help the Center's Director and faculty strengthen teaching, research, and public understanding of Orthodox Christianity. Members strongly believe in the vibrant role the Center plays in the global Orthodox Church and in strengthening Orthodox-Roman Catholic relations. Council members assist the Center's Director in developing and executing strategy and provide critical links to people and institutions within and beyond the Fordham community.

Council Members
Yelena Ambartsumian, Esq., FCLC '10, Law '13

William Antholis

G. Helen Athan, Esq.

Fr. Gerry Blaszczak, S.J., FCRH '72

Demetria Boardman, PRNT

Frank Boardman, PRNT

Maria Canelos, PRNT

Nicholas S. Canelos, Esq., PRNT

Aris Chicles, PRNT

Katherine Demacopoulos, PRNT

Right Reverend Irinej Dobrijevic

Fr. Marc Dunaway

Janine Economides

Nicholas Economides

Anastasia Economos

Christ Economos, CHAIR

Betty Eliopoulos

John P. Eliopoulos, MD

Leslie P. George, Esq.

John J. Grogan, Esq., FCRH '88

Bishop Irinej, Eastern Diocese, Serbian Orthodox Church

Lila Kalinich, MD

Athena Kalogiannis, Esq., FCRH '04

Linda A. Klingos, FCLC '77

Theodore P. Klingos

George Koulianos

Natalie Kulukundis

Jerry Makris, Parent GABELLI '87, PRNT

Anna Meyendorff, PhD

John T. Michals, GABELLI '09

Christine A. Moudas, Esq. LAW '10

Regina Paparo, GABELLI BS '84

Vicenzo Paparo, Esq., FCRH '84

Irene Pappas

Peter J. Pappas, Jr.

Marianna Patterson

Solon Patterson

Vera Shevzov, PhD

Constance Sisson

Rocky Sisson

John C. Stratakis, Esq., PRNT

Margaret Yanney, Esq., LAW '93

Joni Zavitsanos

George P. Zimmar, PhD, PRNT

Council Members, Emeriti
Drake G. Behrakis

Susan Ashbrook Harvey, PhD

Gus Poulopoulos, FCRH '86

Msgr. Joseph G. Quinn, JD, FACF

James C. Skedros, PhD

Co-Directors
George E. Demacopoulos, PhD, Parent
Professor of Historical Theology
Fr. John Meyendorff & Patterson Family Chair of Orthodox Christian Studies

Aristotle Papanikolaou, PhD, FCRH '88
Professor of Theology
Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture

Associate Director
Nathaniel Wood, PhD, GSAS '11, GSAS '17