Zach Alexander is a research and data associate with Data Analytics and Applied Research at the Center for Court Innovation. His portfolio includes on-site research and data analysis at the Harlem Community Justice Center and the Midtown Community Court. Before joining the Center, he was a senior research analyst at the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. There, he analyzed robust datasets to review the funder-grantee relationship in an effort to give a stronger voice to nonprofits and their missions. He also contributed to numerous publications for the field that sought to initiate conversations throughout the philanthropic community about ways to increase overall effectiveness at the national and community level. Before working at CEP, he spent two years as an AmeriCorps service member analyzing district-wide data from Boston Public Schools and collaborated with officials to lower high school dropout rates in inner-city Boston. Zach holds a B.A. in Biology from St. Mary's College of Maryland.