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Michael is a post-doctoral fellow with Borders in Globalization. He earned his PhD in Political Science from the University of Victoria in 2017 and a Master of Arts in Social and Political Thought from the University of Regina in 2009.  His research interests include border theory, popular struggle, Middle East politics, global politics, non-state governance, violence and nonviolence, and the history of social and political thought. He recently completed two publications based on his doctoral research, a monograph titled Palestinian Popular Struggle: Unarmed and Participatory, and a chapter called “Peace Process without the People: Sidelining Popular Struggle in Palestine” for an edited volume called the History of World Peace Since 1750 (both Routledge, forthcoming). He lived for six months in the occupied West Bank, including three months of field research in 2013-2014. From 2014-2016, he was a Graduate Student Fellow with the Centre for Global Studies. He has taught several courses for the Department of Political Science.

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