Alex joined the core team at the Negotiation Task Force as a Research Assistant. He earned his B.A. from McGill University, where he studied in the Joint Honors Political Science & Philosophy program. His major areas of interest include conflict resolution, international law, political economy, and U.S.-Russia relations. At the NTF, Alex has worked on research projects investigating how negotiation network structures impact the potential for armed conflict, as well as peace. Alex also assists with coordination and outreach for a variety of NTF events, such as the program’s flagship event, Red Horizon. Alex’s other projects have included coordinating negotiation exercises for GOV1199 “Post-Soviet Conflict,” as well as research and writing for a case study involving a complex international merger & acquisition negotiation.