Research Fellow at the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen's University Belfast

Drew Mikhael holds a PhD from Queen’s University Belfast, focusing on refugee affairs, conflict management and Middle East politics. He is was formerly a post- doctoral research associate at Durham University, researching and providing policy recommendations to the European Union (EU) to tackle youth marginalisation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

He has provided consulting services since 2009 and researched and delivered policy recommendations to large organisations such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the EU's External Action Service on issues of human rights, refugee policies, security sector, preventing violent extremism and educational reform in Europe, Africa and MENA.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow at the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice is a Global Research Institute, Queen's University Belfast