Alex Morey

About Alex Morey

Alex is an investigative journalist and attorney who tells stories about civil liberties on America’s college campuses.

She has a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications where she was a researcher at the Tully Center for Free Speech. She also holds a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School where she worked as a teaching assistant for noted First Amendment scholar, Donald Downs. A native Tucsonan, Alex earned her undergraduate degree in journalism and French from the University of Arizona. After college, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural Madagascar, teaching English in area schools and collaborating with local reporters on free press and social media initiatives through the U.S. Embassy’s American Press Center in Antananarivo. Alex is licensed to practice law in New York, the District of Columbia, and Wisconsin. She has worked as a lawyer in private practice, and as counsel for Wisconsin’s Dane County Circuit Court and Fiskars Brands, Inc.

She lives outside Washington, D.C., with her husband and their three children.


  • Rebecca Johnson joins FIRE staff as Program Officer for Campus Outreach, September 21, 2018

  • On campus, even the Constitution isn’t safe on Constitution Day, September 17, 2018

  • John McAdams returns to Marquette with upbeat attitude, no regrets, September 11, 2018

  • Evan Cree Gee joins FIRE staff, August 28, 2018

  • Americans sharply divided over trajectory of higher education but agree on free speech, August 1, 2018

  • Rutgers restores flag artwork display after temporarily moving it indoors, July 25, 2018

  • University of Texas objects to own courtroom stance on academic freedom, July 23, 2018

  • “State of the First Amendment” survey includes unsettling data on campus speech, July 19, 2018

  • Former University of Central Florida kicker scores courtroom win in YouTube case, July 13, 2018

  • FIRE Investigates: An (il)liberal arts education at Wellesley College? (VIDEO), April 19, 2018

  • Articles

  • USA Today, June 29, 2018, Universities avoid politically controversial commencement speakers after student protests