Alex Syriopoulos

Masters Student - MS-GMC (Spanish)

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
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Overview

Alex Syriopoulos was born and raised in Athens Greece with both Colombian and Greek heritage. He grew up speaking English, Greek, Spanish, and studied French in school. He has a passion for understanding and befriending people of all cultures, especially of cultures he’s unfamiliar with. Alex has worked in teams of people from various diverse backgrounds in both academic and professional settings speaking multiple languages concurrently, for example doing software development and data analytics with Mastercard Latin America. Alex holds a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech as a featured graduate, which he completed after a challenging and unique adventure:

https://news.gatech.edu/2020/05/22/spring-2020-graduate-alex-syriopoulos

Interests

Research Fields:
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Communication
  • Digital Media
  • Economic Sustainability
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Linguistics
  • Market-based Incentives
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Spanish
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • South America
Issues:
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Disability