Jessica Alexander
Jessica Alexander

Jessica Alexander is the author of Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid. She teaches at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, and NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service.

Foreigners
April 27 2015 5:52 PMDon’t Go to Nepal to Help. Stay Home and Send Money Instead!If you hop on the next flight to Kathmandu, you will cause more problems than you solve.
Foreigners
Nov. 11 2013 11:52 AMPlease Don’t Send Your Old Shoes to the PhilippinesSurvivors of Typhoon Haiyan need your help. But send money, not your hand-me-downs.
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Nov. 14 2013 3:54 PMDon’t Get Upset When Relief Organizations Use Your Donations for OverheadYou’re still helping victims and saving lives.