At the University of Toronto, Alexis teaches the year-long introduction to peace and conflict studies course offered through the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, as well as a semester-long quantitative methods course for students of Jewish Studies. In 2016, she won a university-wide Teaching Excellence Award at the University of Toronto and has given invited lectures at Columbia University (2018), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2017), Wayne State University (2015), the University of Illinois-Chicago (2014), and the University of Michigan (2012).
“University of Toronto Course Takes a Data-Science Approach to Viewing Holocaust Testimonies in the Archive,” USC Shoah Foundation. 26 July 2019.
“New Course at UofT the First of Its Kind,” Canadian Jewish News. 7 March 2019.
“New 'Jews: By the Numbers' course introduces students to methods in statistics and digital humanities,” University of Toronto Faculty of Arts and Sciences News. 23 April 2019.
Awarded a 2016 TATP Teaching Excellence Award at the University of Toronto
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