Alexandra Rosser, who goes by Sasha, is a data scientist and stand-up comedian with a background in in computational physics, neuroeconomics, neurogenetic bioinformatics, and learning science. She received her BS in neuroscience from George Mason University in 2011 and is an alumnus of NIH’s Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellowship program, where she studied the genes underlying addiction.
In her free time, Sasha produces electronic music under the pseudonym exandroid and draws creepy pictures. Sometimes, she guest-lectures at colleges about neuroscience and science writing and has been known to drive around with human brains in her trunk, which she shows to children in the name of scientific literacy. She is also an ordained minister and has given sermons on such topics as the neuroscience of music perception and the ways in which video games bring us together.
Sasha also regularly embarrasses herself in public by telling jokes and producing comedy shows under Cheshire Cat Comedy, which she founded in 2022. Sasha has toured clubs and festivals across North America and was selected to perform in Kenan Thompson’s Ultimate Comedy Showcase, Comedians You Should Know, and Comedy on State’s Best of the Midwest showcase.