Posted August 15, 2018
As Program Associate for SAR’s Advocacy team, Alex oversees and coordinates advocacy for the Scholars-in-Prison Project, researches and writes reports on attacks against higher education communities for the Academic Freedom Monitoring Project and annual Free to Think report, works with the SAR network to organize Student Advocacy Seminars, student based advocacy on behalf of imprisoned scholars and students, and coordinates the Courage to Think Award to recognize academic freedom advocates and scholars. Prior to joining SAR, Alex interned at Just Atonement to research climate change litigation, organized a campaign for young voter engagement with local elections at Common Cause, and facilitated workshops with young women at the Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute. Alex holds a B.A. in International Affairs and Women’s and Gender Studies from Lafayette College.