Michael is the Assistant Director of the Deepak and Neera Raj Center at SIPA. In addition, he serves as the Associate Director of Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE) in Columbia University's School of Arts & Sciences. He earned Executive Master of Policy and Administration with a concentration in International Economic Policy and Management at Columbia University and a Master's in Media Studies from The New School. He was Communications Director for Columbia's Instittue for Social and Economic Research and Policy from 2010-2012.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.