Alex Rossen is a writer, journalist, researcher, multimedia artist and photographer. Alex recently graduated from Rowan University with a degree in International Studies, as well as minors in Sociology and Jewish Studies. As an undergraduate, Alex spent one and a half years on the editorial board of the school’s student-run publication the Whit at Rowan. There, he covered important social issues including reproductive rights, racial justice and mental health protections for students. His work has also been featured on Fox 29 Philadelphia. Alex was also the founding president of Rowan’s Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights (RCHGHR) Student Association, where he organized and lead numerous student programs highlighting pertinent human rights issues throughout history and in the present. Alex’s writing, research and advocacy focus on mental health outcomes for survivors of genocide, war and other humanitarian crises.
Updated May 2022
More from Alexander Rossen
Fellows Rachel Bell and Alex Rossen founded Zikaron, a project committed to mending historical trauma in the 21st century through activism and storytelling.
Collective Healing: Stories of State Violence
Join Fellows Rachel Bell and Alex Rossen for an event organized as part of their Action Project!
A conversation across three generations at the UN
On April 18, 2023, in commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Fellow Alexander Rossen is speaking at an event organized by the UN Holocaust Outreach Programme.
Zikaron's "3G Mini-Story Cafe"
Join Fellows Rachel Bell and Alex Rossen for an interactive MOTH-inspired storytelling event in which a panel of grandchildren of Holocaust survivors will share 5-minute stories that capture a facet of their experiences as descendants of survivors.
Shatter the Cube: Challenging Historical Revisionism in Poland and the U.S.
2022 Warsaw Alexander Rossen wrote an essay which challenges historical revisionism in Poland and the U.S.
Introducing Zikaron / Memory Project Panel
Join Fellows Alex Rossen and Rachel Bell for the launch of their joint Action Project discussing the links between intergenerational trauma and state violence.