Alexandra is a Research Associate at the Institute for Peace & Diplomacy. Alexandra prepares policy papers and op-eds, coordinates panels and produces public-facing communications materials. She is the author of the bi-weekly Canadian Foreign Policy Bulletin newsletter. Before joining the IPD, Alexandra worked as a Research Assistant for the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. Alexandra studied International Relations at the University of British Columbia and spent a year abroad studying French and European Studies at Sciences Po Lyon. She is also a contributing writer to Global Voices.