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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)



Alex Rand is a Canadian musician turned public policy researcher. Following a music career that saw him tour internationally and share the stage with Grammy Award-winning artists, Alex joined the International Academy of Law and Mental Health as Senior Research Associate, where he managed article selection for the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. His research at Cambridge focuses on the intersection between mental health, social media, and digital governance. Bilingual in English and French, Alex holds a degree in economics from McGill University.


Digital Governance, Social Data Science, Mental Health Policy