Alex is from Nashville, TN. She received her B.S. in Child and Family Studies, her B.A. in Africana Studies and her MS in Child and Family Studies all from the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Her research focuses on prenatal physical activity and breastfeeding and infant feeding choices with an emphasis on maternal experiences and social-emotional needs.
2020 - PhD, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Child and Family Studies
- Dissertation: A Collective Metamorphosis of Breastfeeding Mothers: Phenomenological Exploration of a Face-to-Face Healthcare Provider Facilitated Peer Support Group
2014 - MS, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Child and Family Studies
- Thesis: Exploring Connections Between Prenatal Physical Activity and Breastfeeding
2013 - Bachelors of Arts, University of Tennessee Knoxville
- Child and Family Studies
- Africana Studies