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Tatiana Serafin

Tatiana Serafin, Advisor

Tatiana Serafin is Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts at MMC and Coordinator of MMC’s growing journalism program. She is co-advisor of MMC’s student newspaper, The Monitor, and is committed to advancing students’ journalism career goals. Find out more about our innovative program by following @digital_mmc.

Ms. Serafin is an award-winning journalist (2014 Front Page Award for her coverage of the crisis in Ukraine) who launched First Amendment Watch in 2017 and served as Managing Editor and now part-time Consultant. Ms. Serafin was a Staff Writer at Forbes and then Co-Editor of the magazine’s Billionaire’s List, initiating coverage of billionaires in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. She continues as a Forbes Contributor. Ms. Serafin co-edited e-book, “Inc.101 Great Ideas That Work – Leadership & Managing.” She is currently working on two book-length projects, including a biography of the founder of New York’s first women’s college, Gorham Abbott, and translations of Ukrainian poetry.

Ms. 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 BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She serves as a Girl Scout Troop Leader, and is a board member of The Seventh Wave magazine as well as Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. You can find her @tatianaserafin or

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