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

Meeting of G7 leaders at the White House, August 2019. <br>CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/48616362963/in/photostream/">Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead/Public Domain</a>.

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 ...

Climate strike march in New York City, September 20, 2019. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/unwomen/48823541262/in/photostream/">UN Women/Amanda Voisard & Ryan Brown (CC)</a>

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 ...