Hometown: Vermillion, South Dakota
BA History, Political Science, and Global Studies, South Dakota State University
MA International Development, University of Denver – Josef Korbel School of International Studies, expected Spring 2019
Michael was born and raised in South Dakota and attended South Dakota State University graduating with a BA in history, political science, and global studies. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Armenia from 2014 – 2016 as a community and youth development volunteer. Michael is attending Korbel to receive his master’s degree in international development.