Alex Elswick

Extension Associate
Phone (859) 257-3290

Family Sciences
319A Funkhouser Bldg.
Lexington KY 40506-0054

Professional Profile

Alex Elswick serves the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment and the School of Human and Environmental Sciences as an Extension Associate for Family Resource Management. He is also a PhD student in the Department of Family Sciences.

Alex came to the University of Kentucky in 2015 after receiving his BA from Centre College. He subsequently earned his MS at the University of Kentucky. Alex's background includes a cross-section of experience working as a psychotherapist, a teaching assistant, and a community activist.

Alex is also the co-founder of a non-profit organization that advocates for people in recovery from substance use disorders. His research agenda focuses on recovery from substance use disorders.

Courses Taught

  • FAM 402 Family Resource Management
  • HON 152 Addiction is a Chronic Disease


B.A. (2015) Centre College, Major: History Minor: Political Science

M.S. (2017) University of Kentucky, Family Science with an emphasis in Couple and Family Therapy