Effie Antonoudi

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Faculty/Griffin Campus Program Coordinator/Undergraduate Coordinator

127 Stuckey Building, 1109 Experiment Street
Griffin, GA 30223



Curriculum Vitae


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Personal Financial Planning Kansas State University In Progress
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


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 


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


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

Effie Antonoudi serves as an instructor and Undergraduate Coordinator in the Department of Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics. She is responsible for teaching courses and supporting advising and program management at the UGA Griffin Campus. Effie serves as the Undergraduate Coordinator for all Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics majors and minors and she serves as a 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, as well as 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 M.P.A. from Georgia State University, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in personal financial planning at Kansas State University. Effie is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), and 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 M.B.A. Program at Georgia State University. Effie joined the University of Georgia in January 2016.


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

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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