He is a graduate of Boston College, where he received a B.S. in Psychology and a B.A. in Philosophy, and the New School, where he received an M.A. in International Affairs.
Prior to joining the institute, Alex was a graduate student consultant at the UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development and a communications intern at the Partners Albania Center for Change and Conflict Management in Tirana.
In addition to his native English, Alex speaks proficient French and elementary Russian.