Alex Fink

Saint Paul, Minnesota

You can find me on Twitter @AlexFink or on my personal blog (Public) Fragments.

I'm a Ph.D. student at the University of Minnesota in Youth Studies & Social Work, a contributing editor for, a Research Justice Team member @Youthprise and a HASTAC Scholar. You can view my academic profile at

I'm the host of The OKCast, a podcast and blog covering the Open Knowledge, Education, Government, Science, Source, and Data movement - or as I take it, what can be a movement toward #DataJustice. Find us on Twitter @TheOKCast.

In addition to this work, I am learning Python and JavaScript development. Check out my current projects, Miner (#opendata tool), UniversalDesignBootstrap (universal design for learning tool), and Semantic Archives (with the test subject being the development of the Twin Cities Hip-Hop Archive).

  • Work
    • University of Minnesota - Youth Studies
  • Education
    • University of Minnesota