Trent Alexander

Joseph Trent Alexander

Jerome M Clubb Collegiate Research Professor, Collegiate Research Professor, Office of the Vice President for Research, Research Professor, Population Studies Center and Research Professor, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research


J. Trent Alexander is the Associate Director and a Research Professor at ICPSR in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. Alexander is a historical demographer and builds social science data infrastructure. He is currently leading the Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage Project (joint with Raj Chetty and Katie Genadek) and ResearchDataGov (joint with Lynette Hoelter). Prior to coming to ICPSR in 2017, Alexander initiated the Census Longitudinal Infrastructure Project at the Census Bureau and managed the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) at the University of Minnesota.

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