Alex is a Public Policy major with minors in History and Spanish. He is a proud Durham resident and previously lived in Germany and England. He is passionate about studying the intersection between law and political economy and wants to use policy as a tool to promote transformative socio-economic justice. On campus, he has co-led Duke’s largest student-run international relations organization, advocated for broadening Sanford’s economic curriculum, and was a founding member of Duke Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention and Education (SHAPE). He is also a research assistant for the Wilson Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law School, where he has analyzed the significance of state-level police reform legislation and is currently serving on a court-mandated monitorship team examining efforts to reduce cash bail in Houston, Texas. After graduation, he plans to work as a policy analyst before attending law school.
Honors Thesis: Securing the Right to Work: The History and Future of Job Guarantees
Thesis Advisor: Professor Matthew Johnson