Alex graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Marine Biology in 2022. His academic research centered around stable isotope analysis of blood plasma to study trophic ecology of sharks in the Delaware Bay. Alex joined NEFSC in the Narragansett lab as an affiliate in 2022. At Northeast Fisheries, he is a part of the Apex Predators Program and studies life history of sharks and teleosts. Alex is a part of the FT-NIRS Strategic Initiative working to develop near-infrared spectroscopy as an effective method of aging growth structures. His research interests include applying biochemistry methodologies to fisheries ecology and population dynamics. He is also engaged in the Coastal Shark Bottom Longline Survey and the Cooperative Atlantic States Shark Pupping and Nursery (COASTSPAN) survey.