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Dr

Michael Breen

Mckenzie Postdoctoral Fellow
federalism
religion
myanmar
divided societies
asia
government & law
social sciences
political science
ethnic conflict
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Dr

Michael Breen

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Deliberative Democracy
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Dr

Michael Breen

 

Michael Breen is a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Social and Political Science. Prior to that Michael worked at Deakin University, after completing his PhD at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Michael's research focuses on federalism in Asia, and the management of ethnic diversity. He is the author of 'The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka: Finding the Middle Ground' (2018, Routledge) and has contributed to Nepal's constitution-making process that established it as a federal democratic republic. Michael's research also explores the role of deliberative democracy and the use of deliberative polling in constitution-making and conflict management. Prior to academia, Michael was a policy maker, negotiator and project manager in various government departments in Australia and international organisations including the United Nations Development Programme. His professional background is in Indigenous rights and native title, political inclusion and environmental conservation.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2010

Endeavor Award Research Fellowship

Department of Education, Training and Employment

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Credentials

Positions


Mckenzie Postdoctoral Fellow

Social And Political Sciences

Member

Australian Political Studies Association

Member

International Political Science Association

Education


Doctor of Philosophy (Political Science)

Nanyang Technological University

Master of International Politics

University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Public Administration

Flinders University of South Australia

Bachelor of Arts

Flinders University of South Australia