Dr. Alex Garlick is originally from Needham, MA, where he was elected as a Town Meeting Member at age 18. He received his B.A. from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT, and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Garlick joined the faculty at The College of New Jersey in 2017.
In 2016, Dr. Garlick received a Congressional Fellowship from the American Political Science Association, and worked on the legislative staff of Congressman Joe Kennedy, III of Massachusetts. He has published research on legislative and electoral institutions, focusing on the U.S. Congress and American state legislatures.
At TCNJ, Dr. Garlick has taught courses on American Government, the Presidency, and an advanced seminar on American Legislative Politics.