Nicholas J. Glakas is an international lawyer and experienced lecturer who was recently president and chief executive officer of The Washington Campus – a non-profit educational consortium of 17 graduate business schools of major universities. He has previously been a visiting fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge, an adjunct professor at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management and a lecturer at Georgetown University’s International Law Institute.
Over the course of his professional career in Washington, he has worked in both the public and private sectors. In the public sector, he has worked in all three branches of government. In the judicial branch, he clerked for two federal judges; in the executive branch, he worked for two federal agencies; and in the legislative branch, he served as general counsel to the Appropriations Committee of the United States Senate.
In the private sector, he spent several years in the private practice of international law, later becoming senior vice president of ITT Corporation and then president of the Career College Association, now known as the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities.
Mr. Glakas is a former naval officer and has lived in several foreign countries, including Brazil, Chile, Turkey, Greece, Japan, England and Vietnam.