Prior to joining KRL, Alex interned for the Office of Central Africa in the U.S. State Department, focusing on the Great Lakes region, and served as the Desk Officer for Rwanda and Burundi during the final months of his internship. Alex has also interned for Fareed Zakaria’s show on CNN and for ABC World News Tonight in New York.
As a graduate student, Alex focused on sub-Saharan Africa and wrote his thesis on the legacy of civil conflict in the Great Lakes region. He served as a Chair of the New York African Studies Association Conference in 2018.
Alex holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and English from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in international relations from Seton Hall University.