Alexander G. Wang
Current Place of Residence: Doylestown, PA
University: New York University Abu Dhabi
Other Information: Alexander G. Wang, Doylestown, is a senior at New York University Abu Dhabi, where he is majoring in social research and public policy. He will graduate with NYUAD’s inaugural class and is thus its first Rhodes Scholar. He has also studied at NYU-Shanghai. A Truman Scholar, he is at the top of his class academically, has co-authored a paper on politics, gender, and religion in Turkey and the U.S., and has assisted in research with faculty at Princeton, Harvard, and Columbia, primarily in sociology and migration studies. Alex has devoted considerable work to improve the living conditions of immigrant workers in Abu Dhabi. He founded and is editor-in-chief of a social science journal, and founded and serves as president of an organization coordinating volunteer opportunities across Abu Dhabi.