Michael J Shank

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Center for Global Affairs

  • BA, Kent State University
  • MA, Eastern Mennonite University
  • PHD, George Mason University
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Michael Shank, Ph.D., is the Director of Media Strategy at Climate Nexus in NYC. Previously, Michael served as the Associate Director for Legislative Affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and, prior to that, as US Congressman Michael Honda's Senior Policy Advisor and Communications Director. Michael's Ph.D. from GMU School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, where he is Adjunct Faculty and a Board Member, is on Climate Conflict. Michael is also a Senior Fellow at the JustJobs Network and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, a former writer for the Washington Post and US News & World Report, a regular contributor to USA Today, The Guardian, Time, Newsweek, among others, and an analyst for CNN, FOX News, Al Jazeera, and RT.

Nov 01 2021

The Future of Climate Action: From Systems Change to Behavior Change

By Palgrave MacMillan
Oct 01 2021

Conflict Resolution after the Pandemic: Building Peace, Pursuing Justice

By Routledge
Jan 07 2016

L'ONU dans le nouveau desordre mondial (Chapter: UN and Climate Change)

By Les Editions de l'Atelier
Apr 26 2012

The Legacy of Climategate: Undermining or Revitalizing Climate Science and Policy?

By WIREs Climate Change
Dec 17 2010

Religion and Violence: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict from Antiquity to the Present (Chapter: Victims of Religious Violence)

By Routledge
Apr 01 2008

Strategic Arts-Based Peacebuilding

By Peace and Change Journal, Vol 33, Issue 2
Mar 01 2007

Understanding Political Islam in Somalia

By Contemporary Islam, No 11562
May 01 2005

Redefining the Movement: Art Activism

By Journal for Social Justice, Vol 3, Issue 2