Alex manages the MA and certificate programs in East Asian Studies and assists with running APSI's programs and activities, fiscal management, and planning. He is an APSI alumnus (MA 2015) with a keen interest in China and the environment. Prior to rejoining APSI, Alex served as Assistant Director for Middlebury in China: Kunming and CET Academic Programs in Yunnan. He was also one of the founding members of the Middlebury School of the Environment in Yunnan. Alex is a speaker of Chinese, avid birder and creator of the Franklin Center's Campus Bird of the Week.