Alex Verman is a writer based in Toronto. Their preferred pronouns are they/them.
Alex recently completed their contract as a content strategist at a digital marketing company in Toronto. There, Alex led the content creation team in market research and content marketing, as well as designing production schedules and developing brand identities for clients.
Alex graduated from the University of Toronto in 2016, with a Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction in Political Science.
At UofT, Alex served on the executive of the Association of Political Science Students, and of the Arts and Science Students Union. With ASSU, they helped organize the Union’s first-ever Holocaust memorial event, as well as the Union’s first event for Israel Apartheid Week, in partnership with Students Against Israeli Apartheid and the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions Coalition. They also wrote for The Varsity — UofT’s premier student newspaper — and acted as a freelance editorial assistant for several instructors.
Alex’s scholarly work primarily deals with nationalism, communication, exclusion, and identity, particularly in relation to international conflict. Their research seeks to approach and interrogate assumptions about objectivity and identity, demanding that social scientists complexify their reading of the political world, political science, and political conflicts. A full list of their courses is available here.
Alex Verman’s resume is available upon request.