Alicia Evangelides is the Assistant Director of the Columbia Global Policy Initiative, an international affairs academic think tank at Columbia University directed by Dr. Michael W. Doyle. In this capacity, she explores research and policy opportunities for the Initiative. She prepares reports and publications based on research findings, policy developments, and emerging issues. She also investigates funding opportunities for the Initiative and manages its grant-making activities. She also worked as a research assistant for Dr. Doyle. Along with two other researchers, she provided research assistance for a policy memo co-authored by Dr. Doyle and Dr. Joseph E. Stiglitz on the political, social, and economic effects of extreme inequalities. This memo was published in the Spring 2014 issue of the Carnegie Council’s journal, Ethics & International Affairs, and a revised version was published in the Ministers Reference Book: Commonwealth 2015. Alicia has a Master of International Affairs degree in Human Rights and Advanced Policy and Economic Analysis from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Spanish from Tufts University.