Mike worked as a Graduate Research Assistant at the Georgetown University Center for Health Science & Security. He earned a B.A. in Biological Psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he graduated with honors. After completion, he enlisted in the United States Army, where he deployed to Afghanistan and served in the Republic of Korea in a series of tactical and strategic roles.
At Georgetown, Mike contributed to the Center’s work on the Urban Pandemic Preparedness Initiative, Deliberate Biological Events (DBEs), and the Georgetown Outbreak Activities Library (GOAL). His primary areas of interest include the integration of Health Security and “traditional” security objectives, emerging threats in DBE governance, and the Biotechnological Revolution in Military Affairs