Alex Eleazar (pronouns: they/she) is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology. Alex’s research is centered on migration, political economy, gender and sexuality, race, and incarceration/deportation. They are especially interested in the experiences and identity-formation of LGBTQ migrants. Alex’s research is interdisciplinary, grounded in feminist postcolonial scholarship, and centers advocacy, storytelling, and agency.
Alex is a first-generation college student and received a B.A. from Smith College in Sociology and a minor in Gender studies.