Alex Henke is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Howard University. He obtained his doctorate in economics at the University of Washington, Seattle in 2016. He has two main fields of research. First, he uses game theory and contract theory to analyze the economics of corruption and pro-social preferences in organizations. Second, he is an applied microeconomist studying the economic and policy determinants of domestic violence and crime, with a recent focus on the COVID-19 pandemic. At Howard University, he teaches Public Finance, Industrial Organization, and the PhD Microeconomic Theory sequence.