Alexander is the Thomas J. Pearsall Fellow and an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He studies inequality in political participation, representation, and public policy. Most of his work examines subnational governments in the United States.
Alex was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University and received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. You can read his work in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Political Behavior, and Political Analysis.