2019-20 Marshall Memorial Fellows

Alexia Chatzistavrou

Attorney and Producer


Paris (Greece)

Luci Willits

Associate Vice President

Curriculum Associates

Boise (USA)


Angela Cox

Vice President of External Affairs

The Rasmuson Foundation

Anchorage (USA)

Luci Klestincova

Policy Assistant to the Director of


European Commission

Brussels (Slovakia)


Alfiaz Vaiya


European Parliament Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup

Brussels (UK)

Marc Philpert

Managing Director


Oakland (USA)

Anna Ingrisch

​National Radio Anchor


Copenhagen (Denmark)

Niyazi Mete Saracoglu

Senior Vice President of Development for

West Africa


Dakar (Turkey)

Anthony Robinson

Director of Training and Public Engagement

The Truman National Security Project

Washington, D.C. (USA)

Michael Carroll

Development Director

Teladoc Health

New York (USA)

António Leitão Amaro

Member of Parliament

Assembleia da Republica

Lisbon (Portugal)

Michael Shafarenko

Director of Digital Experience


Cleveland (USA)

Bartosz Wisniweski

Head of Research

Polish Institute of International Affairs

Warsaw (Poland)

Mihnea Samoila

General Manager

PetroMed Solutions SRL

Bucharest (Romania)

Burcu Gündüz Maşalacı

Strategy, Advocacy, and Research Director

The Mother Child Education Foundation

Istanbul (Turkey)

Miko Underwood

Artist, Designer, and Actionist

Only for the Rebelles

New York (USA)

Cristoffer Ramm

Head of Marketing


Stockholm (Sweden)

Murali Krishnan

Director for Political Risk Forecasting


Washington, D.C. (USA)

Claudio Tocchi


Office of the Deputy Mayor for Human

Rights and Youth

Torino (Italy)

Nikos Kakavoulis

Digital Strategy Director

Antenna Amplifier

Athens (Greece)

Dana Harmon

Executive Director

Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute

Austin (USA)

Nora Sarasola

General Director

Bilbao Ekitza

Bilbao (Spain)

Darrell Owens

Assistant Foreign Policy Advisor

United States Army Europe

Germany (USA)

Oonagh Smyth

Executive Director of Strategy and Influence


London (UK)

Dobrica Veselinovic


Ministry of Space, Institute for Urban

Policy Belgrade (Serbia)

Orlando Bailey

Chief Development Officer

Eastside Community Network

Detroit (USA)

Dylan Tête

Founder and Executive Director

Bastion Community of Resilience

New Orleans (USA)

Rashad M. Young

City Administrator of the District of


City of the District of Columbia

Washington, D.C. (USA)

Efrén C. Olivares

Director of Racial and Economic Justice

Texas Civil Rights Project

McAllen (USA)

Raumesh Akbari


Tennessee State Senate

Memphis (USA)

Evan Westrup

Communications Director and Press


Office of Governor Jerry Brown

Sacramento (USA)

Renata Soto

Entrepreneur and Founder

Casa Azafrán

Nashville (USA)

Faith Winter


Colorado State Legislature

Denver (USA)

Ryan Biava

Senior Strategic Advisor

Seattle City Light

Seattle (USA)

Fanny Hidvegi

European Policy manager

Access Now

Brussels (Hungary)

Ryan Combs

Executive Director

Research Triangle Regional Partnership

Raleigh (USA)

Farooq Malik

Investment Officer

North American Development Bank

San Antonio (USA)

Ryan Croke

Chief of Staff to the Secretary of the

Department of Human Services

Office of the Illinois Department of Human


Chicago (USA)

Ghida Dagher

Director of Appointments

Office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Lansing (USA)

Sara Pietryszyk

Communications, Media, and Technology



Warsaw (Poland)

Giorgi Narmania


British Petroleum

Tbilisi (Georgia)

Sarah Gieszl

Senior Epidemiologist and Epidemiology

Program Manager

Arizona Department of Health Services

Phoenix (USA)

Giulia Ziggiotti

School Manager, Executive Director

Italian Embassy School, Sapientia Ltd.

Beijing (Italy)

Michael Carroll

Development Director

Teladoc Health

New York (USA)

Hristijan Gjorgievski

Parliamentary Affairs Advisor

Office of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev

Skopje (Macedonia)

Shoba Pillay

Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney’s Office for the

Northern District of Illinois

Chicago (USA)

Iñogo Blanco

Co-Founder and Business Developer

DOT S.Coop

Bilbao (Spain)

Silje Bareksten

Head of Sustainability and Technology


Oslo (Norway)

Iryna Solomko

Journalist, Documentarian, and Democracy



Kyiv (Ukraine)

Simona Chaminksa

Compliance Officer and Advisor for


Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile Poland

Warsaw (North Macedonia)

Ivan Khilobok

Team Leader for Public Administration

Reforms Delivery Office of the Cabinet of

Ministers of Ukraine

Kyiv (Ukraine)

Stacy Richardson

Chief of Staff to Mayor Andy Burke

Office of the Mayor

Chattanooga (USA)

Iva Lazarova

Executive Director

Institute for Public Environment


Sofia (Bulgaria)

Stefan Voinea

Vice President

Romanian Health Observatory

Bucharest (Romania)

Jamar Doyle

Executive Director

Greater Collinwood Development


Cleveland (USA)

Stephanie M. Nichols

Senior Director of Policy


Anchorage (USA)

Jason Hughes

Chief of Staff and Vice President

African Diaspora Consortium

New Orleans (USA)

Steven Jakstadt

Senior Manager for Board Affairs/

Political Affairs

Berlin Airports

Berlin (Germany)

Javier Perea


City of Sunland Park

Sunland Park (USA)

Tanja Holthaus

Spokeswoman and Head of


Cologne Carnival Festival Committee

Cologne (Germany)

Jesse Medlong

Lawyer and Climate Diplomat

DLA Piper

San Francisco (USA)

Dr. Tarik Mete

City Councilman

City Council of the Municipality of


Salzburg (Austria)

Kalli Giannelos

Head of Development and External


Institute of Higher Education for Innovation

and Entrepreneurship

Paris (France)

Thomas Goiser

Business and Public Relations

Consultant Vienna (Austria)

Karine Ghazaryan

Civil Society Program Coordinator

Open Society Foundation

Yerevan (Armenia)

Vasile Rotaru

Diplomat and Researcher

Bucharest (Romania)

Katrin Hirseland

Chief of Staff

Federal Office for Migration and Refugees

of Nuremberg

Nuremberg (Germany)

Christian Vassallo

Executive and Artistic Director


Cleveland (USA)

Lea Webb


UDiversity Institute at Binghamton


Binghamton (USA)

Vy Nguyen

Director of Special Projects and


The Weingart Foundation

Los Angeles (USA)

Leonid Litra

Senior Research Fellow

New Europe Center

Kyiv (Moldovan)

Xavier Cima

Digital Policy Director


Barcelona (Spain)

Lesia Vasylenko


Legal Hundred

Kyiv (Ukraine)

Yodit Mesfin Johnson

Chief Operating Officer Vice President of


Nonprofit Enterprise at Work

Detroit (USA)

Liesje Schreinemacher


Croon Advocaten

Amsterdam (Netherlands)