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.


  • “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

  • FIRE alerts students to due process threats using campus newspapers, February 23, 2018

  • FIRE welcomes Faculty Outreach Fellow Julia Schwarz, February 13, 2018

  • Lisa Durden: All about her famous Fox News interview and its fallout (VIDEO), February 8, 2018

  • Hampshire College apologizes for canceling pro-gun event and vows policy changes, but questions over censorship linger, December 11, 2017

  • FIRE files amicus brief with Wisconsin Supreme Court in McAdams v. Marquette, November 29, 2017

  • After five years of ‘Unlearning Liberty,’ book’s prescriptions command urgent attention, November 15, 2017

  • TUNE IN LIVE: Senate, House host panels on FIRE issues [Updated], October 26, 2017

  • Articles

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