Eleni is the Director of the Drury Center in Greece. Eleni was born in Athens and grew up in Springfield and Aigina. Before joining DCG, she worked on academic training programs for a government agency in Abu Dhabi, UAE, managed diplomatic training programs at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and worked at an NGO for refugees in Athens.
Aliki earned a B.A. degree in Social Sciences from Humboldt State University, California. She was born in Rome and grew up there, in Athens, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and London before going to California to go to university. She returned to Greece after her studies where she met and married her husband, Yannis, and left the work force to raise their two children, currently both students. She has lived on Aigina for the last 19 years and is an avid quilter and patch worker, reader and gardener.
Panos holds a B.Arch. from the University of Southern California, an M.Arch. with an emphasis in Urban Design from UCLA, and a Ph.D. in the History and Theory of Architecture from McGill University . In 2005 he was Visiting Lecturer at the University of Cyprus, where he assisted in the formation of a new Department of Architecture. He has taught at USC's Architecture program in Milan, at McGill's School of Architecture in Montréal, at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, and at Drury's home campus in Springfield. He has been concurrently practicing Architecture, with projects, competitions and buildings in Cyprus and Greece. He is the author of "Twelve Times in Nicosia. Nicosia, Cyprus, 1192-1570: Architecture, Topography and Urban Experience in a Diversified Capital City."
Dr. Raman Singh
Dr. Raman Singh did his graduate studies in Germany, UK, and the U.S, earning a Ph.D from Purdue University. After a long teaching career at the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Va, he moved to Greece. He was also selected as Visiting Fulbright professor in American Studies to Syria, Indonesia, and the Congo. Prior to teaching, he worked as a Journalist in Libya, the Middle East, and Berlin. Apart from publications in critical journals, he has also published fiction (two stories won awards). Since living in Aegina, Greece, he has had one screenplay turned into a movie, and continues to work on screenplays and fiction. (He rates Homer's Odyssey as one of the top five literary achievements he's ever read.)
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Ourania received a Bachelor in Human Sciences, Master in History, and Ph.D. in Ancient Greek History from the University of Nanterre, Paris, France. She has 30 years teaching experience (Greek, French, and History) in both classroom settings and private lessons. Additionally, she has pursued lifelong learning around the world in subjects such as art (painting and jewelry design) and metaphysics. She is fluent in Greek, French, English, and Italian.
Eleni received a Professional Diploma from the School of Architecture of the National Technical University in Athens and an M. Arch from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She was a teaching assistant at USC and an instructor for Enopi Organization, Department of Architecture, in Athens. She has won awards and distinctions in several architectural competitions and has participated in exhibitions including the 6th Biennale for Young Greek Architects. Her work has been published in books, websites and magazines.
Alkis is the founding director of the Drury Center. A successful architect and gifted sculptor and artist, Alkis has deep ties to Greece which helped lead to the creation of the Drury Center. He is now Dean of the College of Art and Design at Louisiana State University.