Gerard Alexander

Associate Professor,
University of Virginia, USA

Gerard Alexander received his Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science from Columbia University in New York. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in international studies from Georgetown University His research has concentrated on democratic stability, democratic consolidation, and democracy promotion. He is currently involved in a collaborative, multi-paper study of differences between left and right attitudes in the United States.

He has published articles in the New York Times, the Washington Post, policy journals such as National Affairs and the National Interest, and many other publications. Professor Alexander directed the Honors program in Politics at the University of Virginia, and was awarded a Teaching Excellence Award by the university.