Mike joined the Samara Centre in 2017 from the Mowat Centre, a public policy think tank at the University of Toronto. Previously, he was a SSHRC postdoctoral research fellow in Canadian politics at Western and Wilfrid Laurier Universities, a senior policy advisor in the government of Ontario, and a research associate with the Mosaic Institute. He loves producing new evidence, and linking knowledge to concrete action. Mike holds a PhD in political science from the University of Toronto. He lives in Guelph, ON, and aspires to one day have a small cabin in the woods.
Mike recommends Real House Lives, the Samara Centre’s most recent book, which makes the case for a new kind of public leadership.