B.A., Columbia University
J.D., Harvard Law School
Empirical Legal Studies
Law and Analytics
Charlotte Alexander is an associate professor of legal studies in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business with a secondary appointment at the College of Law and Robinson’s Institute for Insight. Alexander also directs the Legal Analytics Lab, which brings together business and law faculty to take on legal problems and questions using data analytics tools.
Her scholarship focuses on the employment relationship as a source of legal and economic risk for workers and employers, and how each party responds to workplace problems. Alexander employs a variety of methodologies, including doctrinal and empirical analyses, text mining and machine learning techniques, to investigate workplace disputes and resolutions, with a particular focus on employment litigation trends.
She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Columbia University and her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she was elected president of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. Alexander also received the Dean’s Award for Community Leadership, the Kaufman Pro Bono Service Award, and an Excellence in Teaching Award for her work as a teaching assistant. After law school, she clerked for Judge Nancy Gertner of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and then served as a Skadden Fellow and senior staff attorney at Georgia Legal Services’ Farmworker Rights Division.
Alexander’s previous and forthcoming law review publications have appeared in the New York University Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Indiana Law Journal (Bloomington), University of California at Davis Law Review, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Yale Journal of Law and Technology, and the Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, among others. She has published in peer reviewed journals, including the American Business Law Journal and Industrial Relations. Alexander also received grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk.