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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.

Christ H. Economos

Irene Pappas

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

William Antholis

G. Helen Athan, Esq.

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

Frank Boardman

Nicholas & Maria Canelos

Aris Chicles, Parent

Katherine Demacopoulos, Parent

Janine Economides

Nicholas Economides

Anastasia Economos

Christ H. Economos

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 '19, '21

Anna Meyendorff

Victoria Moutis Michals

John Michals, GABELLI '09

Christine Moudas

Regina Paparo, GABELLI BS '84. Parent

Vicenzo Paparo, Esq., FCRH '84. Parent

Irene Pappas

Peter J. Pappas, Jr.

Marianna Patterson

Solon Patterson

Vera Shevzov

Constance Sisson

Rocky Sisson

John Stratakis

Margaret Yanney, LAW '93

Joni Zavitsanos

George P. Zimmar, PhD, Parent

Council Members, Emeriti
Drake G. Behrakis

Susan Ashbrook Harvey

J. Kenneth Hickman, GABELLI '51, Parent

Gus Poulopoulos, FCRH '86

Msgr. Joseph G. Quinn

James C. Skedros

Young Members Steering Committee
Leah Marangos, FCLC '09

Evangelos Razis, FLCL '13

Heather Sertial, Esq., FCLC '09, Law '12

Elizabeth Zanghi, FCRH '15

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 '17

Special Graduate Assistant
Alexander Miller, GSAS '18

Administrative Assistant
Siobhan Verlezza

Fr. Elias Villis