Alex’s degrees are in Psychology (PhD, MA) and Public Administration (MPA).
Since 2013, he has taught or assistant-taught twenty-five college courses including Research Methods, Psychology and Law, and Applied Psychological Science.
His research covers the following topics: evaluating and improving police training in the United States, assessing persuasive messaging campaigns among charity organizations, connecting Americans' news consumption to political preferences, linking oncology patients’ religious beliefs with end-of-life treatment decisions.
Before moving to Oregon, Alex lived in Boston, MA, where he earned a Master's degree in Psychology and a Bachelor's in Psychology and Communications from Boston College. While there he worked at Harvard University and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Outside of work, Alex likes to play soccer, basketball, and hike around the Pacific Northwest.
You can email him at argarinther [at] gmail [dot] com.
(Top Right) Aerial Shot of Beautiful UO Campus in Eugene, OR.
(Bottom Right) Boston's Back Bay Reflecting on the Charles River.
(Far Left) Alex at the Naval Research Lab in Washington, D.C..
(Center Left) Alex with the UO Groups and War Lab in 2016