2011-2013 Atlantis Cohort

2011 to 2013 Trans-Atlantic Degree program participants
The 2011 – 2013 Atlantis Trans-Atlantic degree program participants. Top Row (l to r): Lindsey Spector, Emese Bӧrӧcz, Shannon Rosenberg, Karen Auble. Bottom Row (l to r): John Rastler, Meghan Boesch, Dan Stratila. Not Pictured: Jiayi Zhou.

The 2011 – 2013 Atlantis Trans-Atlantic degree program cohort began their studies at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University in the fall of 2011.  These eight students spend the fall of 2012 at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany and the spring of 2013 at the Institute for Social Science in The Hague, Netherlands.  They successfully defended their master’s theses during the summer and fall of 2013.

Karen Auble

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in English, The College of Wooster
Areas of Interest: Non-profit and Non-governmental Organizations in Health and Development.
Current Employment: Program Coordinator, Ohio Children’s Trust Fund

Meghan Boesch

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Massachusetts.
Areas of Interest: Global Development and Conflict Resolution in Africa
Current Employment: Program Officer, Near East Foundation

Emese Böröcz

Previous Degree:Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, Corvinus University
Areas of Interest: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Current Employment: Director, Common Sense Society Alapitvany

John Rastler 

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science,
University of Oregon
Areas of Interest:European Politics and Political Economy, Non-State Nationalism
Current Employment: Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Shannon Rosenberg

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, University of California San Diego
Areas of Interest: International Security and Development
Current Employment:Technical Consultant, Population Services International

Lindsey Spector

Previous Degree:Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Political Science, Nazareth College
Areas of Interest: Trans-Atlantic Cooperation and Global Development
Current Employment:Consulting Social Media Strategist to the U.S. Department of State.

Dan Stratila

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Universitatea Babes Bolyai
Areas of Interest:Global Security and Development
Current Employer: Research Analyst, Euromonitor International

Jiayi Zhou

Previous Degree:Bachelor of Arts in History, University of California
Areas of Interest: Global Security
Current Employment:Research and Project Assistant, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute