Alex Leites is a digital communications specialist at the Stanley Center for Peace and Security, where he promotes the center’s work across social media channels, email newsletters, websites, and other digital media. Before joining the Stanley Center, Leites worked in the marketing departments of various high-tech and finance firms in Chicago and Los Angeles. He has a lifelong interest in history and volunteers at the Rock Island County Historical Society. Leites graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BA in history, economics, and classical humanities. He is fluent in Russian.