Gerard Alexander

Gerard Alexander
  • Discipline: Associate Professor of Politics
  • Organization: University of Virginia

Gerard Alexander is Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia. His research interests include democratic transitions and consolidation, empirical democratic theory, conservative politics, and the politics of advanced industrial societies, particularly in Western Europe.

Prof. Alexander is the author of The Sources of Democratic Consolidation (Cornell University Press, 2002), and of articles in the Journal of Theoretical PoliticsComparative Political Studies, the Revista Espanola de Ciencia Politica, and International Security. He has received grants from the Council for European Studies and the Fulbright program. His current research focuses on perceptions of America abroad.