Curriculum Vitae

Master of Arts (MA) in Political Science & International Affairs

Michael is a third year graduate student studying Middle Eastern politics and the role of diasporas in conflict resolution.


B.A. International Affairs, The George Washington University, 2017

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Michael attended the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University, where he concentrated on Security Policy. During his time in college he held several internships including an internship on Capitol Hill and the World War One Centennial Commission; where Michael helped fundraise for the new National World War One Memorial in Washington, DC. Following graduation, he spent several years in DC working in the private sector and also worked for the International Budget Partnership, an NGO dedicated to fiscal transparency and government accountability. Michael is currently a second-year student at the University of Georgia and also is a Lab Manager for the Survey Research Center.

Areas of Expertise

Diasporas, Palestinan Politics, Arab-Israeli Conflict

Course Instruction

Michael served as a Graduate Mentor for UGA’s THRIVE Initiative in 2023.

Research Interests

Diasporas, Conflict resolution, election violence, marginalized groups