Michael is a Senior Research Officer in the Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research at La Trobe University. Michael has a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) and a Masters of Public Policy and Management. Michael has extensive experience working on higher education data analysis projects. He has led internal evaluations of La Trobe University’s School Partnerships Program, College of SHE outreach programs, and analysis of La Trobe’s equity and teaching and learning performance measures. Michael’s recent research publications have focussed on: re-recruitment of students who have stopped out of higher education, equity within student globalization activities, care leavers in higher education, predictors of student attrition, and patterns of regional student relocation.