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

Left to Right: Tatiana Serafin, Debak Das, Stephanie Santos, Robert Preuhs, Nikolas Gvosev, at Metropolitan State University of Denver, Sept. 28, 2023.

OCT 12, 2023 Podcast

Redefining U.S. Foreign Policy for the Next Generation

In this live episode, "The Doorstep" looks at a new generation of Americans, working to redefine the goals of U.S. foreign policy.

SEP 22, 2023 Podcast

Localizing U.S. Foreign Policy, with Kristina Biyad

Foreign Policy for America Foundation's Kristina Biyad joins "The Doorstep" to discuss "foreign policy for the middle class" three years into the Biden administration.

SEP 8, 2023 Podcast

India's G20 Power Play, with Dr. Happymon Jacob

As the G20 summit gets underway in New Delhi, Dr. Happymon Jacob joins "The Doorstep" to assess what to expect as India takes center stage.

JUL 19, 2023 Podcast

Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World, with John Vaillant

"Fire Weather" author John Vaillant joins Tatiana Serafin to discuss how we have created a climate where fires thrive: a new "century of fire."

JUL 13, 2023 Podcast

Ukraine's Next Move, with Mark Temnycky

Atlantic Council's Mark Temnycky joins "Doorstep" co-hosts Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev to unpack the latest news and conflicting reports about the war in Ukraine.

JUN 21, 2023 Podcast

Sportswashing's Global Rise, with Sarath Ganji

Sarath Ganji, founding director of the Autocracy and Global Sports Initiative, joins Doorstep co-hosts Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev, to explain what sportswashing entails.

JUN 14, 2023 Podcast

When McKinsey Comes to Town, with Walt Bogdanich & Michael Forsythe

"New York Times" journalists Walt Bogdanich and Michael Forsythe discuss their book "When McKinsey Comes to Town" with "Doorstep" co-hosts Nikolas Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin.

MAY 10, 2023 Podcast

The Global Impact of Sudan's Current Crisis, with Christopher Tounsel

What does the escalating conflict in Sudan mean for the country, the region, and the world? University of Washington's Christopher Tounsel, joins "Doorstep" co-hosts Tatiana ...

APR 26, 2023 Podcast

Chip War: The Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology, with Chris Miller

In "Chip War," economic historian Chris Miller explains how America’s advantage in the chip market led to economic and military superiority, and what it ...

APR 5, 2023 Podcast

Geopolitics of Electricity, with Chiara Lo Prete

The global energy crisis, greener energy, and the expansion of renewables are many of the reasons electricity grids are making headlines. Chiara Lo Prete, associate ...