Eleftherios Michael is a Cypriot-American Professor, Academic Director for the Peace and Conflict Resolution (PCR) Program of the Washington Semester Program of the American University. He is a conflict analyst and conflict resolution practitioner with more than a decade of experience in post-conflict zones. He has trained and equipped more than 2,000 high schools students, college undergrads and graduate level students with conflict resolution and collaborative problem-solving skills.
His areas of research are in international peacemaking and peacebuilding as well as the role of civil society in sustaining peace in post-conflict communities.
Every fall semeser the PCR program includes a three-week visit to the Balkans (Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia and the United Nations in Vienna, Austira) and every spring semester a trip to Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. During the Cyprus team, Prof. Michael always organizes a session in collaboration with Future Worlds Center, during which FWC Associates present the various projects of the organization and Dr. Yiannis Laouris discusses with the students Cypriot-initiated peace and conflict resolution activities.
- ABD/PhD in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
- MSc in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
- BA in Political Science/Economics/Business Administration, McDaniel College