Faculty Bios

Marco Desena


  • Mailing Address
  • Baruch College/CUNY
  • School of Public Affairs
  • One Bernard Baruch Way, Box D-0901
  • New York NY, 10010


Marco 2017

Marco DeSena is a communications consultant and the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs' undergraduate faculty advisor, speaking to prospective students about the degree's opportunities and advising current students on their future classwork and careers. After graduating from Baruch College, Marco was awarded placement in the prestigious New York City Urban Fellows, a national fellowship program for recent graduates, where he worked for the Chancellor's Office in the Department of Education. Later, Marco worked as a writer and policy analyst in think-tanks and advocacy groups in London and Washington, DC. He has also worked on numerous political campaigns, including as a speech writer and policy analyst for the Giuliani Presidential Campaign, and for congressional and statewide races.

Marco earned a BS in Public Affairs from Baruch College, CUNY, and an MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.