He focuses his work on the intersections of life, law and disease, where he has developed a range of collaborative and interdisciplinary writing, academic, activist, and artistic projects to address issues of criminalization, sexual autonomy, surveillance, drug liberation, and the construction of knowledge on HIV. Alexander recently joined the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Carleton University as an Assistant Professor.
He is also the co-creator of the Policing the Pandemic Mapping Project, a public criminology, data justice, and counter-mapping project which tracks the enforcement of COVID-19 across Canada. In 2019, he presented his doctoral research findings on the harms of criminalizing HIV non-disclosure in Canada as an invited expert witness to the federal government House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. He is a member of the Canadian Coalition to Reform HIV Criminalization and the HIV Justice Network Global Advisory Panel.