Lucy Di Rosa, Ph.D.

Director of Content and Communications

Lucy Di Rosa

Lucy is SSPI's Executive Director. Over the years, she has developed the public presence of the organization, leading its communications function and building its social media presence. She is responsible for outreach, community building, and collecting content for the digital and physical archives.

As part of her archival work, Lucy discovered an unpublished memoir by Sargent Shriver's that details his time as the Director of Economic Opportunity under President Lyndon Johnson. The manuscript will be published under the title We Called It a War.

Working in collaboration with SSPI's Founding Director, Jamie Price, Lucy has developed conflict resolution workshops that have been delivered to staff at Community Action agencies in various regions.

Lucy is an experienced instructor and researcher who holds a Ph.D. in Italian Studies from the University of Toronto. She speaks several languages, including English, Italian, and French.