Effie Antonoudi

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Personal Financial Planning Kansas State University 2023
M.B.A. Accounting Georgia State University 2009
Master of Professional Accountancy Accounting Georgia State University 2009
B.S. Accounting and Finance University of Macedonia 2006

Teaching

FHCE 3100E Consumer Decision Making 

FHCE 4200 Wealth Management I

FHCE 4210 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits

FHCE 4220 Estate Planning

FHCE 4230 Family Tax Planning

FHCE 5100 Consumer Policy

FHCE 5250 Capstone in Financial Planning

FHCE 5710/7710 Study away in Greece experience in Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics 

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Advisor Award College of Family and Consumer Sciences 2020
Super-Includer Diversity Award College of Family and Consumer Sciences 2021

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Diversitas Advisory Board Member Since 2020 Community Service
FACS Alumni Association Board Member Since 2016 Community Service

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)

Effie serves as an Assistant Professor and the Undergraduate Coordinator for all Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics majors and minors, and she is the liaison with the other UGA schools and colleges, other institutions of higher education, and the community.

Effie created the FACS Greece Study Abroad Program at the University of Georgia. Students from FACS and across UGA experience the country and its cultural heritage and take an in-depth look at the causes and aftermath of Greece’s recent financial crisis, including the current conditions and how consumers have been impacted. 

Effie received a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Macedonia in Greece, an M.B.A. and Master's in Professional Accountancy from Georgia State University, and a Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University. Effie is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). She has over ten years of experience in business – in financial consulting, marketing, accounting, auditing, and, most recently, international tax consulting. She has also worked with the Executive MBA Program at Georgia State University. Effie joined the University of Georgia in January 2016 as an Academic Professional.

Books

White, Kenneth J. and Antonoudi, Efthymia. “12 Income, Income Transfers, and Taxes”. De Gruyter Handbook of Personal Finance, edited by John E. Grable and Swarn Chatterjee, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2022, pp. 189-204. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110727692-012

Current Classes

FHCE 4210 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits

FHCE 4220 Estate Planning

FHCE 5710/7710 Study away in Greece experience in Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics 

Journal Articles

Sholin, T.L., Lim, H., Reiter, M., Antonoudi, E., Lurtz, M., Reiter M. (2021). The Money Scripts Related to the Use and Trust of Investment Advice. Journal of Financial Therapy, 12 (2) 4.

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