About Alexander Hitch
Alexander Hitch is a research associate for the Global Cities team at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. His expertise is in the global economy. He coordinates various projects at the Council, focusing mainly on global economic and trade policy, and contributes to work on the importance of cities in global affairs and Midwestern economic development. Prior to joining the Council, Hitch worked as a project manager at IFF, a community development institution serving the Midwest, and as a researcher at the University of Chicago. Hitch earned an MA from the University of Chicago where he focused on urban sociology and a BA in European History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.