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Markos Kounalakis, Nominee for Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy
Markos Kounalakis has worked as a freelance journalist and author since 1980. Since 2013, Mr. Kounalakis has served as a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Since 2010, he has been a Research Fellow at the Center for Media, Data and Society at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Mr. Kounalakis was President and Publisher of Washington Monthly from 2002 to 2009 and Vice Chairman of the California State World Trade Commission from 2001 to 2003. He currently serves on the Board of Councilors at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the Board of Advisors at the University’s Center on Public Diplomacy. Mr. Kounalakis received a B.Sc. from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.Sc. from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. ...