Dr. Nathan Alexander explores the development of quantitative literacy in the contexts of Black history and futurity.

Nathan Alexander is an assistant professor of data science and interdisciplinary studies, and he teaches courses in mathematics, computational methods, and education. His work explores the development of critical and justice-oriented practices in quantitative literacy development. This work sits at the intersection of the humanities, social sciences, mathematics, and computational sciences, with a particular focus on Black history and futurity in national and global contexts. At Morehouse, he directs the Quantitative Histories Workshop, a community-centered teaching and learning lab for students and faculty in the Atlanta University Center.

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Wheeler Hall, Room 309

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
11 a.m. to noon

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  • Columbia University

  • New York University

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • National University of Singapore


  • Faculty Affiliate

    AUC Data Science Initiative

  • Faculty Affiliate

    Institute for Mathematics and Democracy

Research Interests

  • Mathematics, Sociology of Education, Mathematical and Statistical Modeling