Stefano Gennarini, J.D.

Stefano Gennarini, J.D.

Stefano Gennarini is the Director of Legal Studies at the Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam).

He represents C-Fam at UN headquarters in New York and researches and writes on international law and policy for C-Fam, advising UN delegations and liaising with pro-family organization around the world. He also oversees the Edmund Burke Fellowship. His writings have appeared on Breitbart, the Congressional Research Quarterly, First Things, the National Catholic Register,  and the Stream. Prior to earning a J.D. from Notre Dame Law School Gennarini lived and worked in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Nigeria, the West Indies, and Israel.

Stefano earned a Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law School in Indiana in 2011 and was a Blackstone Legal Fellow in 2009. Before attending law school, Stefano trained to be a priest at the Redemptoris House of Formation in London and attended Heythrop College, University of London where he obtained a Bachelor in Theology. While in the United Kingdom, Stefano also gained experience in editing and translations with the Catholic Truth Society (CTS).

He has lived and worked in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Italy and worked as a missionary in Nigeria, the West Indies, and Israel. He is fluent in Italian and Spanish. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Elizabeth Marie, 3 daughters, and a son.

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