J. Trent AlexanderJ. Trent Alexander

Associate Director and Research Professor

  • Phone: 734-647-7736
  • Email: jtalex@umich.edu

Brief Biography

J. Trent Alexander is the Associate Director and a Research Professor at ICPSR. Prior to coming to the University of Michigan in 2017, Alexander worked at the U.S. Census Bureau and the University of Minnesota. At the Census Bureau, he was Assistant Center Chief in the Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications (CARRA). At the University of Minnesota, he was a Research Scientist and led several data infrastructure projects, including IPUMS-USA. Alexander received a Ph.D. in History from Carnegie Mellon University and B.A. in History and Sociology from Columbia University. 

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