Charlotte AlexanderConnie & Ken McDaniel Chair – WomenLead in Business Professor of Law and Analytics Legal Analytics & Innovation Initiative
B.A., Columbia University
J.D., Harvard Law School
Charlotte S. Alexander holds the Connie & Ken McDaniel Chair – WomenLead in Business as a Professor of Law and Analytics at the Robinson College of Business and the College of Law at Georgia State University. She founded and directs the university’s Legal Analytics Lab, which brings together faculty from law, business, and data science to take on legal problems and questions using computational methods. Professor Alexander’s own scholarship focuses on civil litigation, and particularly employment litigation, using text mining, natural language processing, and machine learning to uncover patterns in case filing, progress, and resolution in both courts and private dispute resolution fora. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Columbia University and her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she was elected president of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. After law school, she clerked for Judge Nancy Gertner of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and then served as a Skadden Fellow and senior staff attorney at Georgia Legal Services’ Farmworker Rights Division. Alexander has published or has work forthcoming in a wide variety of peer-reviewed and law journals, including Science, the N.Y.U. Law Review, Texas Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, American Business Law Journal, Industrial Relations, Yale Journal of Law and Technology, and the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. She has received research funding from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Labor, and private foundations. She is a Co-Principal Investigator of the Systematic Content Analysis of Litigation Events Open Knowledge Network, or SCALES-OKN.