Mark C. Alexander
Mark C. Alexander serves on CFNJ’s Board of Trustees and its Leadership Committee.
Mark Alexander is a law professor at Seton Hall University, specializing in Constitutional Law and the intersection of Law and Politics. He has written briefs for the Supreme Court, scholarly articles, op-ed pieces and book chapters.
Mr. Alexander is active in politics and government: he was an original member of the Obama Presidential Campaign senior staff, serving as a Senior Advisor. He also served as NJ State Director in the primaries and was on the Presidential Transition Team as part of the Justice and Civil Rights Team.
Professor Alexander was General Counsel to Cory Booker in the 2006 Newark Municipal elections. Other political work includes serving as Issues Director for the Bill Bradley for President Campaign in 1999-2000. He also worked for U.S. Senators Edward Kennedy and Howard Metzenbaum, and he served a two-year term as an elected official in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Alexander serves as a presidential appointee on the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and as Vice President of the Board of Demos, a non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization in New York City. Other Board experiences include the Center for Collaborative Change and BlueWaveNJ Public Interest Foundation.
Alexander also spent a year in Spain on a Fulbright Scholarship and was a professor in the Seton Hall Law-in-Italy program. He is also a Fellow of the U.S.-Japan Leadership Program. He received his B.A. and J.D. from Yale University.