Office Location: Norlin S423 (4th floor)
Spring 2019 Office Hours: T/H 11:00am-12:30pm, and Wed 13:30pm-14:30pm.
Dr. Michael D. English is a specialist in conflict analysis and resolution. He holds a PhD in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason, a MS in Conflict Resolution from Portland State University, and a BFA in Fine Arts from the University of Cincinnati. Prior to joining CU Boulder, Michael taught at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and as a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta’s Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies. He has also lived in Malta and worked as the program coordinator for the George Mason’s dual degree graduate program with the University of Malta in Mediterranean Security and Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
Michael has mentored numerous students in the production of their research projects and is always willing to meet with students regarding their work. He is the author of The U.S. Institute of Peace: A Critical History, and the former editor of Unrest Magazine. Michael’s research explores the interaction between people and social structures that creates and maintains violence-generating systems, as well as opportunities for groups to develop more peaceful social orders. His other interests include political violence, social movements, critical pedagogy, peace history, and the role of the arts in promoting social change.