Michael is a postdoctoral research fellow as part of the European Research Council Advanced Grant on collective responsibility and global terrorism. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut in 2016. Prior to that, he was a resident research fellow at the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the United States Naval Academy. Michael’s past research has focused on the overlap between normative theories of exploitation and present-day military recruitment. He has also written on the ethics of autonomous weapons as well war and its relation to future generations. Michael is an Iraq War veteran, United States Military Academy graduate, and former Airborne Ranger.