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Applications:
Social Science
Methodologies:
Data Integration, Databases and Data management, Image Data
Relevant Projects:

National Science Foundation, Ballmer Group, Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Commerce Department


J. Trent Alexander

Research Professor

ICPSR, ISR

J. Trent Alexander is the Associate Director and a Research Professor at ICPSR in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. Alexander is a historical demographer and builds social science data infrastructure. He is currently leading the Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage Project (joint with Raj Chetty and Katie Genadek) and ResearchDataGov (joint with Lynette Hoelter). Prior to coming to ICPSR in 2017, Alexander initiated the Census Longitudinal Infrastructure Project at the Census Bureau and managed the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) at the University of Minnesota.