Tatiana Serafin

Carnegie Council Senior Fellow, U.S. Global Engagement Initiative (USGE); Marymount Manhattan College

Tatiana Serafin is an award-winning journalist and senior fellow for the U.S. Global Engagement Initiative (USGE) at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

She is also a journalism professor at Marymount Manhattan College and a consultant at First Amendment Watch, which she helped launch in 2017. Previously, Serafin was a staff writer at Forbes and co-editor of the magazine's annual "Billionaire's List," initiating coverage of billionaires in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. She began her career in management consulting, advising multinational corporations on strategy and competitive positioning.

Serafin has an MFA in creative writing from the New School, an MA in business and economic reporting from New York University, and an MA in Central European and Russian studies, and a BS in foreign service from Georgetown University.

You can find her at tatianaserafin.com.

Featured Work

NOV 5, 2020 Podcast

The Doorstep: The World Waits for the Next U.S. President, with Professor Tom Nichols

As America waits for counts to come in from the last handful of swing states and the Trump campaign files lawsuits, leaders around the world ...

OCT 23, 2020 Podcast

The Doorstep: America in the Middle East & the "Caliphate" Controversy, with NYU's Mohamad Bazzi

On this week's "Doorstep," hosts Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev are joined by NYU's Professor Mohamad Bazzi, an expert on the Middle East. The discussion ...

OCT 15, 2020 Podcast

The Democratic Community: A Path for U.S. Engagement? with Ash Jain

Polling data suggests that the American public is not in favor of isolationism, but wants to adjust the terms of U.S. engagement. In this ...

OCT 9, 2020 Podcast

The Doorstep: Spy Games & Trump's Health, Pence vs. Harris, & Europe's Refugee Crisis, with Politico's Nahal Toosi

In the second episode of "The Doorstep" hosts Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev discuss the counterintelligence aspect of President Trump's health crisis, the main street ...

SEP 25, 2020 Podcast

The Doorstep: Financial Scandals, Trump vs. Biden, & What To Do About China

Hosted by award-winning professor of journalism Tatiana Serafin, with international relations scholar and Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev, The Doorstep is an innovative international ...

OCT 15, 2019 Podcast

Gen Z, Climate Change Activism, & Foreign Policy, with Tatiana Serafin

Generation Z makes up over 30 percent of the world's population and this group of people, most under the age of 20, are already having an extraordinary ...

<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Protest_against_U.S._military_attacks_in_Syria_(33919232325).jpg">Protest against U.S. military attacks on Syria, April 2017</a>. CREDIT: Fibonacci Blue via Wikimedia Commons

DEC 5, 2018 Article

Misconnecting with the U.S. Public: Narrative Collapse and U.S. Foreign Policy

For the past year, the U.S. Global Engagement program has focused its attention on the continuing strengths and weaknesses of the narratives that can ...