Alex is the Policy Analyst and Special Assistant to the President at Ploughshares Fund. In this role Alex analyzes policy issues related the nuclear threat as well as provides special assistance to the President including staffing and scheduling. She can be heard on the Press the Button podcast.
Prior to working at Ploughshares Fund, Alex worked for the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide where she conducted open-source research on US policy tools used for the prevention of mass atrocities and related conflicts. She has also worked as a consultant for the Aspen Institute and was co-chair of the Women in International Security New England chapter.
Alex holds a Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and a BA from Brandeis University in Politics. Her studies focused on conflict resolution, security studies, and international humanitarian law.