Alex Baum

Alex Baum

Research Assistant

Alex Baum is a Research Assistant for the Education Policy Initiative and a Master of Public Policy candidate at the Ford School. Prior to Ford, Alex served as a Course Strategist at 2U, Inc., helping university faculty design online versions of their graduate courses. He also served as a legal assistant, helping litigation attorneys prepare for matters ranging from white-collar crime to immigration. As an undergraduate at Northwestern University, Alex’s research focused on teaching and learning dynamics between family members during board game play, as well as school-community partnerships in Durban, South Africa.