Alexander Corbeil is a Vice President of the NATO Association of Canada and a content safety advisor with TikTok. He is on leave as a research advisor with the federal Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness’ Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence, where he develops policies to prevent and counter violent extremist and terrorist use of the internet. He is also a Contract Instructor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, where he teaches graduate-level courses on terrorism and intelligence. Prior to his work in government, Alexander led a team at a private intelligence firm, managing open-source and social media intelligence projects focused on conflict, crime, terrorism, and electoral integrity in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Alexander has written extensively on Hezbollah and conducted interviews with members of its military wing in Lebanon. He has written for Foreign Affairs, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Globe and Mail, and CTC Sentinel, among other publications. Alexander has been interviewed by TIME Magazine, Voice of America, VICE News, and CTV News. He holds a Master of Arts in Political Science and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, both from the University of Toronto.