Alexis Farmer

Research and Program Associate

Alexis Farmer is a Research and Program Associate in the Democracy Program, where she focuses on issues pertaining to redistricting and campaign finance reform. Alexis graduated with honors at the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Public Policy and minor in International Studies. Her policy focus area centered on the intersection between education, criminal justice, and urban planning.

Prior to joining the Brennan Center in 2016, Alexis interned with Data Driven Detroit, where she advocated for the Detroit Police Department to join the White House’s Police Data Initiative and release data that would help improve community policing practices. Alexis has had the opportunity to work in each level of government and several nonprofits on issues relating to government accountability and transparency, education, and criminal justice.