Gerard Alexander, Ph.D.
Gerard Alexander is an associate professor of politics at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Sources of Democratic Consolidation and scholarly articles on attitudes toward immigration, empirical democratic theory, institutional change, and conditions for democratic stability. He has also written on U.S. politics in the New York Times, the Washington Post, National Review, the Weekly Standard, and the Claremont Review of Books.
Dr. Alexander grew up in the U.S. Virgin Islands and spent substantial time as a young person in Puerto Rico. He 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.
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