Lucy Di Rosa, Ph.D.
Lucy is SSPI’s Executive Director. She developed the communications function for SSPI and has continued to lead the outreach, community building, and content management for the digital and physical archives.
As part of her archival work, Lucy discovered We Called It a War, an unpublished memoir of Sargent Shriver’s that details his time as the Director of Economic Opportunity under President Lyndon Johnson. The manuscript will be published in 2024.
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 speaks several languages, including English, Italian, and French.