The Civil Rights Movement in the United States|
On Thursday, February 12, the American Center will continue its Black History Month programming with a lecture on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. The talk will be given by AMC-regular and former History teacher Nick Katsakis. Mr. Katsakis is a Political-Military Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, where he works to strengthen the political and military relationship between the United States and Russia. From July 2005 to July 2006, Nick served at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, where he worked on Shiite Muslim affairs. From April 2003 to May 2005, Nick served as a Consular Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, where he processed over 20,000 visa applications and assisted U.S. citizens abroad. Nick earned a degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in 1999. He speaks Polish, Russian, and German.