Patricia DeGennaro

Patricia (Tricia) DeGennaro is a professor, writer, independent analyst and consultant. DeGennaro is a Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute, a Senior Research Fellow for the Center for the Study of Democracy at Queens University in Canada and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs where she teaches courses on US Foreign Policy, International Military Interventions, Civil-Military Affairs, National Security Policy, and the War on Terrorism.

Tricia DeGennaro capitalizes on over fifteen years of experience in international relations and economic development. Within the last year, she has spent a significant amount of time working in Afghanistan on provincial governance and capacity building, parliamentary reform and public policy development in the Office of the President of Afghanistan.

During her tenure, Tricia DeGennaro has consulted with the Asia Foundation, Bearing Point, Director of National Intelligence Office, Department of Homeland Security, The Conference Board, Fred Friendly Seminars, World Bank, Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee chaired by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and several organizations that support the Middle East Peace Process. She also spent four years in Albania, initially as a Small and Medium Enterprise Consultant with the Peace Corps followed by a contract with the US Agency for International Development on Agra-business development. Regionally, Tricia continues to focus on the Balkans, the Middle East and South Asia where she travels often.

Tricia DeGennaro has published several articles on US foreign policy and national security topics. Her focus is to encourage critical thinking and participation in forming a comprehensive foreign policy beyond the use of force.

She has also been an expert source for the Washington Post as well as a guest on CNN, Fox’s Hannity and Colmes and the O’Reilly Factor, Al Jazeera, Lars Larson, Laura Flanders, Lorna Owens and NPR’s Leonard Lopate Show. She was recently chosen by The Women’s Media Center (WMC) as one of 33
participants for the Progressive Women’s Voices program which provides media and spokesperson training to connect media professionals with smart, media-savvy women experts. Tricia DeGennaro writes often about the state of political and international affairs on her blog.

Ms. DeGennaro holds an MPA in International Security and Conflict Resolution from Harvard University and an MBA in International Trade and Finance from George Washington University.