Core faculty

Alex L. Ralph

Writing Instructor

Alex L. Ralph is a writing instructor at the Ford School. Previous to the Ford School, he taught for over a decade in the Sweetland Center for Writing and the English Department at the University of Michigan. In 2009 he received the English Department's Ben Prize for excellence in the teaching of writing. Alex also served for 10 years as an instructor in the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) summer institute.

Educational Background

  • MFA in creative writing, University of Michigan
  • BA, Swarthmore College

Recent Publications

“Hamilton County’s Mental Health Court: battling addiction, mental health issues during a pandemic,” Cincinnati Enquirer, June 8, 2020; https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2020/06/08/hamilton-countys-menta…