Alexander V. Barnard - Curriculum Vitae
Alexander V. Barnard
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University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Oct 2009 - Present
M.Phil in International Development - Expected July 2011
Coursework in Research Methodology, Macro/Micro Economics, and Development Theory
Recipient of Daniel M. Sachs '60 Fellowship, which provides two years of full funding to Worcester
College, Oxford for one Princeton senior per year who exemplifies "character, scholarship, and
leadership" and whose work is "most likely to have consequences of value to the public."
Graduate Thesis: "'We Are the Lungs of the World': Popular Environmentalism and the Local
Politics of Climate Mitigation in the Ecuadorian Amazon”
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Sep 2005 - Jun 2009
A.B. in Sociology – Received June 2009
Coursework in Sociological Theory, Constitutional Law, Race/Ethnicity, Statistical Analysis, and
Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.95 (Top 1% of class). Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa.
Undergraduate Thesis: "Pulling Sustainability from the Dumpster: Radical Community, Activist
Identity, and Human Possibilities in the Freegan Movement"
Isidore Brown Prize
Highest Academic Achievement in Sociology Department Jun 2009
Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Award
Princeton’s Highest Undergraduate General Distinction Feb 2009
Daniel M. Sachs '60 Fellowship
Two years full funding to Oxford University Dec 2008
Rhodes and Marshall Fellowships
Finalist Nov 2008
Top 5% of Undergraduate Freshman / Sophomore Class Oct 2006, 2007
Boy Scouts of America Troop 31 Feb 2004
"Waving the Banana at Capitalism: Political Theatre and Social Movement Strategy Among New
York's 'Freegan' Dumpster Divers" Ethnography 12 (3), Fall 2011.
"From Haymarket to Sacco and Vanzetti: Anarchism and Policing in the United States in
Comparative Perspective, 1880s-1920s." Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History, Spring 2009.
"Back to Nature' in New York City: The Urban Ecology of Freegan Dumpster Diving"
To be submitted to City and Community
Peer Reviewer Oct 2010 – Present
Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
Alexander V. Barnard - Curriculum Vitae
NSF Grant #0924778, Kampala, Uganda Jul 2009 – Aug 2009
Principal Investigator: Delia Baldassarri
Project Title: “Social and Spatial Networks, Social Capital, and Leadership Accountability in Rural
Development: A Study of Uganda’s Agricultural Productivity Enhancement Project.”
Independently managed team of 20 Ugandan enumerators
Worked directly with Princeton and Columbia professors on research design, literature review,
preparation of surveys, data analysis, and project logistics.
Gained extensive experience with the use of economic "behavioral games" to evaluate collective
ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Vera Institute of Justice, New York, NY Jun 2008 – Aug 2008
Recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship for internships in the criminal justice field.
Acted as a research intern for the Immigration and Justice Division of a criminal and social justice
Performed qualitative analysis, planning, and technical assistance for a project on overcoming
language barriers in law enforcement interactions with recent immigrants.
Law Office of Paul J. Mattern, Flagstaff, AZ Aug 2006 – Aug 2008
Researched and prepared rough drafts of appeals and petitions for post-conviction relief, to be heard
by Arizona Appeals Courts, the Arizona Supreme Court and US Courts of Appeal.
Performed final edits on legal briefs written by employer for cases ranging from traffic violations to
Law Office of Steven J.A. August, Flagstaff, AZ Jun 2007 – Sept 2007
Managed day-to-day operations of a public defender’s office with over 250 active cases.
Performed research for and wrote initial drafts of most appeals, pleadings, and motions filed by the
ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS
University of Oxford
Co-Founder and Secretary, Oxford Vegetarian Society Oct 2009 – Present
Volunteer, Oxford Food Justice Project Oct 2009 – Present
Management Committee, Worcester College Community Garden Oct 2009 – Present
Management Committee, Worcester College Rowing Club Oct 2009 – Present
Vice-President, Alumni Organization of the Princeton University Band Jun 2009 – Present
Co-Founder and Vice-President, Princeton Animal Welfare Society Jan 2007 – Jun 2009
President, Princeton University Band Nov 2007 – Jun 2009
Academic Peer Advisor, Course advisor to incoming freshmen Sept 2008 – Jun 2009
Residential College Advisor, Advisor to thirty freshmen and sophomores Sept 2007 – Jun 2008
Member, Princeton Coalition Against Capital Punishment Sept 2007 – Jun 2009
Member, Latin American Legal Defense Fund Sept 2005 – Jun 2007