Alexander is a Research Fellow at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard University, where he works on how borrowing countries negotiate with the International Monetary Fund over the conditions in their economic adjustment programs. In addition, he is a Research Affiliate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science.
Alexander is also completing a doctorate in sociology at the University of Cambridge, where he is a member of King’s College. His main research interests are international and comparative political economy, public health and development studies. He has published in academic journals like the Lancet and the European Journal of Public Health, and has been interviewed for various media outlets, including the New York Times, Reuters, the BBC and Al Jazeera.
Before starting his PhD, Alexander worked in the private and non-profit sectors. He holds an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge and an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Athens.