Alexandra Dildine

PHD Candidate, American Politics

Alexandra is a Ph.D. student in American Politics at Johns Hopkins University. She has worked on political campaigns since 2011 and was the digital organizing director at Organizing for Action (OFA), the network of volunteers that emerged during the Obama campaigns, where she focused on training and supporting community leaders to advocate for local and national change both on and offline. Her studies encompass the political imperative of building strong, cohesive community and the role that surveillance capitalism plays in fracturing grassroots collective action, particularly with regard to movement capacity and sustainability. Dildine is a summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Barnard College of Columbia University.