2012-2014 Atlantis Cohort

2012-2014 Atlantis Cohort
The 2012-2014 Atlantis Transatlantic degree program cohort. (Top Row, L-R) Raymond Kaniu, Stephen Davies, Matthew Popkin, Andrew Keller. (Bottom Row, L-R): Meghan Mullen, E. David Aja, Sinh Le, and Olivia Knodt. Not pictured: Amy Cartwright

The 2012-2014 Atlantis Trans-Atlantic degree program cohort began their studies at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University in the fall of 2012.  These nine students spent the fall of 2013 at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany and the spring of 2014 at the Institute for Social Sciences in The Hague, Netherlands.  They successfully defended their master’s theses during the summer and fall of 2014.

E. David Aja

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Cornell University
Areas of Interest: Performance Management, State and Local Government
Current Employment:Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Amy Cartwright

Previous Degree: Florida Atlantic University
Areas of Interest:European Integration and Development, Balkan Studies
Current Employment: Analyst, Atheneum Partners

Stephen Davies

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies, Florida International University
Areas of Interest: Global Security and Conflict Resolution
Current Employment: Offshore Fisheries Observer, IAP Worldwide Services

Raymond Kaniu

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Science in Financial Accounting and Bachelor of Arts in Global Business, Suffolk University
Areas of Interest: Global Market Development and Foreign Policy
Current Employment:

Andrew Keller

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Michigan State University
Areas of Interest: International and National Security
Current Employment: Financial Operations, Expedia, Inc

Olivia Knodt

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French, Bucknell University
Areas of Interest:Transatlantic Cooperation in International Security and Development
Current Employment:Research Assistant, German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Sinh Le

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biology, Ohio State University
Areas of Interest: Foreign Policy in Asia
Current Employment: Consultant to the United States Department of State.

Meghan Mullen

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of the Pacific
Areas of Interest: International and National Security Policy
Current Employment: Consultant, FMP Consulting, Inc.

Matt Popkin

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Economics, Wheaton College
Areas of Interest: Foreign Policy and Global Security
Current Employment: Field Manager, the Fund for the Public Interest