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John Tessitore
Executive Editor, Carnegie Council

John Tessitore is Executive Editor of the Carnegie Council. He is responsible for overseeing all print and electronic communications, including the Council's journal, Ethics & International Affairs.

Mr. Tessitore has written and published extensively on topics ranging from Joseph Conrad, to U.N. peacekeeping, to the role of the media.  He continues to write and to provide editing and communications services to a variety of clients, including the U.N. Office of Peacekeeping and the United Nations Development Programme.

John Tessitore began his career in academia, teaching English Literature at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. From 1980-1986 he was Communications Director and Editor-in-Chief at the Carnegie Council, serving as editor of WORLDVIEW, the Council's award-winning monthly magazine on U.S. foreign policy and international affairs.

Subsequently he became Executive Director of Communications for the United Nations Association-USA, where he worked for some 17 years, serving as editor of the Association's quarterly publication, The InterDependent, and working extensively with the national and international media, U.S. Mission to the U.N., and senior U.N. staff.

In 1995 he was Executive Producer of the documentary film, In Search of Peace: 50 Years of the U.S. in the UN, narrated by Paul Newman and shown on more than 600 Turner network stations nationwide.

Last Updated: Jan 12, 2007



Volume 28, no. 1, January 1985
Excursus: CBI: A Rite of Passage

Volume 27, no. 9, September 1984
Under Cover: The Politics of Fiction

Volume 27, no. 2, February 1984
Selling the Caribbean

Volume 26, no. 7, July 1983
Editor's Note: A Good Man in New York

Volume 25, no. 11, November 1982
Book Review: Monsignor Quixote

Volume 25, no. 9, September 1982
Book Review: Waiting for the Barbarians

Volume 25, no. 1, January 1982
Editor's Note: The First Quarter-Century

Volume 24, no. 6, June 1981
Editor's Note: A Double Welcome

Volume 24, no. 6, June 1981
Book Review: Visitants

Volume 23, no. 10, October 1980
Book Review: The Shorter Strachey

Volume 23, no. 7, July 1980
Excursus: Breakfast of Olympic Champions

Volume 24, no. 9, September 1981
Editor's Note: Book Talk

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