Alex Green teaches op-ed writing and is an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy. His writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, and (with his students) The New York Times. He is an op-ed contributor to Cognoscenti, the ideas and opinions page for WBUR-NPR Boston, and the New England Correspondent for Publishers Weekly magazine.
From 2005-2015, Green was the founder and owner of Back Pages Books, an independent bookstore outside of Boston. He has previously worked as a research associate at the Harvard Business School, from 2010-2018. In 2017, Green led the creation of a nationally recognized project-based, community-focused disability history curriculum for high school students at Gann Academy.
Green currently serves as a fellow of the Harvard Negotiation Project, based at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, where his research in support of the Great Negotiator project has focused on how negotiators successfully resolve global conflicts. In conjunction with that work, he is the senior research associate for the American Secretaries of State Project at the Kennedy School. He is the author of numerous case studies, working papers, and curricular materials relating to negotiation and conflict resolution.
Green holds a masters degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School (’14), and a bachelor of arts degree in Anthropology from Brandeis University. He lives outside of Boston with his wife, Kaytie, who directs a youth services non-profit.