Bryan N. Alexander

Georgetown University

Bryan N. Alexander is a widely respected futurist who is in demand as a speaker and consultant. His work focuses on how technology transforms education. Currently, he is a senior scholar at the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

From 2002 to 2014, Alexander served the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) as senior fellow, director of emerging technologies, and co-director of a regional center. He began his academic career as an assistant professor at Centenary College of Louisiana, where he organized an information literacy initiative and established multi-campus interdisciplinary courses.

Quoted regularly in the national press, Alexander has been interviewed by the
Washington Post,
Wall Street Journal, and
U.S. News & World Report, among others. His most recent book,
Academia Next: The Futures of Higher Education, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in January 2020. He has already begun work on
Universities on Fire: Higher Education in the Age of Climate Crisis (2022). Alexander received his BA, MA, and PhD degrees in English Literature from the University of Michigan.