MA, Columbia University Teachers College
Alex joined the Taft community from the Maret School in Washington, D.C. His prior teaching experience also includes a year at the Allen Stevenson School in New York City and eight years at Indian Mountain School, where he was the chairman of the history department. Alex is a graduate of Berkshire School and St. Lawrence University, where he received his bachelor of arts in history and was a four-year letterwinner on the football team. In 2014, he received his master's degree in the teaching of social studies from Teachers College, Columbia University. At Taft, Alex teaches history, is an assistant coach for football, head coach for boys' junior varsity hockey, and does residential duty. Alex lives on campus with his wife, Ellen, and daughter.