2013-2015 Atlantis Cohort

2013-2015 Atlantis Cohort
The 2013-2015 Atlantis Transatlantic degree program cohort. (L – R: Carmel Rabin, Lukas Bretzinger, Elisabeth IJmker, Kelsey Shantz, Niklas Anzinger, Krista Tuthill, Alex Paul, Sascha Schuster & Cameron Reed)

The 2013-2015 Atlantis Trans-Atlantic degree program cohort began their studies at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University in the fall of 2013 2014.¬† These nine students spent the fall of 2014 at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany and the spring of 2015 at the Institute for Social Sciences in The Hague, Netherlands.¬† They successfully defended their master’s theses during the summer and fall of 2015.

Niklas Anzinger

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Economics, University of Bayreuth.
Areas of Interest: Energy, Economics, and Security in the Eurasia, the Middle East and North Africa
Current Employment: Strategic Insights Leader, Dalia Research

Lukas Bretzinger

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Dresden Technical University
Areas of Interest: Energy, Energizing Development, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism, Security
Current Employment: Business Intelligence Consultant, mayato

Elisabeth IJmker

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Utrecht
Area of Interest: Role of civil society, government, and markets in international development in East Asia.
Current Employment: Editor Open Research Platform, Gemeente Amsterdam

Alexander Paul

Previous Degree: Master of Arts in International Relations, University of Edinburgh
Areas of Interest: Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Security Issues related to Post-Conflict Reconstruction
Current Employment: Assistant Director, Arsht Center for Resilience, Atlantic Council

Carmel Rabin

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, University of Cincinnati
Areas of Interest: Peace, Security, and Conflict
Current Employment: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, PYXERA Global

Cameron Reed

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Trinity College
Areas of Interest: Terrorism, Islam, Intelligence, and Middle East-North Africa Socio-Political Relations
Current Employment: Researcher, ACLED

Sascha Schuster

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in History and Geography, University of Tubingen
Areas of Interest: Civil-Military Relationships, Security Studies
Current Employment: Senior Consultant, Roland Berger

Kelsey Shantz

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, University of Evansville
Areas of Interest: Economic development, microfinance, and influence of non-state actors the success or failure of nations
Current Employment: Policy Program Associate, The Stanley Foundation

Krista Tuthill

Previous Degree: Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture, Syracuse University
Areas of Interest: Development, Environmental Security and Economics
Current Employment: Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton