Dr. Alexander wrote and received a grant from the United States Department of Justice for nearly $300,000 to help address violence against women on campus. Currently, Dr. Alexander is conducting research on libertarianism and the treatment of women by the medical establishment during the birthing process.
In 2012, Dr. Alexander co-authored an introduction to sociology textbook titled Sociology: A Contemporary Approach. In addition to the hard copy of the text, students can access their textbook from their computers, iPhones, and IPads.
Dr. Alexander currently lives in the Lock Haven area with her husband, two children, dog Henry, and Stella, the family pig.
Dr. Alexander with children and Governor Corbett at Harrisburg Capital for bill signing ceremony.