Tatiana Serafin

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

Tatiana Serafin is an 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 on Twitter, @TatianaSerafin, and at tatianaserafin.com.

Featured Work

FEB 10, 2022 Podcast

Davos Man: How the Billionaires Devoured the World, with Peter S. Goodman

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world's wealthiest added a whopping $3.9 trillion to their pockets while as many as 500 million people descended into ...

FEB 3, 2022 Podcast

The Doorstep: Hacktivism 2.0, with Joseph Marks

A decade after hacktivists like the Anonymous collective gained notoriety for cyberattacks on U.S. government agencies and multinationals and were later tamped down by ...

JAN 27, 2022 Podcast

The Doorstep: The Hidden Global Growth Crisis, with Rachel Ziemba

Over the past year, America has imported more oil from Russia and goods from China to address domestic inflation and supply chain issues. Abroad, the ...

JAN 25, 2022 Podcast

American Kleptocracy: How the U.S. Created the World's Greatest Money Laundering Scheme in History, with Casey Michel

Last October, millions of leaked documents known as the Pandora Papers exposed the shadowy financial structures global power players from politicians to billionaires use to ...

JAN 13, 2022 Podcast

The Doorstep: Opportunities for New Narratives in Foreign Policy, with Judah Grunstein

Judah Grunstein, editor-in-chief of "World Politics Review," returns to "The Doorstep" to discuss 2022 trends in U.S. global engagement with co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana ...

DEC 16, 2021 Podcast

The Doorstep: Grading the Biden/Harris "Foreign Policy for the Middle Class" with Mo Elleithee

The Biden/Harris team had big plans for re-engaging the U.S. with the world after four years of retrenchment under Trump. But the continuing ...

DEC 3, 2021 Podcast

The Doorstep: Mercenaries & the New Middle Ages, with Sean McFate

One of the fastest growing—and underreported—subjects in international relations is the rise of private armies. Dr. Sean McFate, Atlantic Council senior fellow and ...

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NOV 18, 2021 Podcast

Castaway Mountain: Love and Loss Among the Wastepickers of Mumbai, with Saumya Roy

Waste, from food to plastics, not only affects climate change but also affects people's lives in ways that we don't always consider. Saumya Roy brings ...

NOV 12, 2021 Podcast

The Doorstep: Reversing Missed Opportunities in Africa, with Howard W. French

By 2030, Africa is projected to be home to 60 percent of the world’s working-age population. Columbia Journalism School’s Professor Howard W. French, author of ...

OCT 28, 2021 Podcast

The Doorstep: The Evangelical Right Takes Latin America, with Francisco de Santibañes

It's election season in the U.S. and around the world. Wilson Center's Francisco de Santibañes joins Doorstep co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin ...