Michael holds a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature, minoring in History from Brock University (Canada). He completed the Indigenous Perspectives Teacher Education Module (IPTEM) receiving a BA.Education from Simon Fraser University (Canada). Before entering the field of Education, Michael studied for Social Service Worker Diploma at Centennial College (Canada) while working in a residential treatment facility for youth. Michael has taught English as a Second Language in Brazil, Canada and Norway as well as working as a clerical marker with the Cambridge University IELTS centre. Between teaching Michael spends time competing in freestyle snowboarding competitions, writing for various arts and culture publications and has been a speaker at The Global Education Conference. Michael is currently completing his Master’s degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Bergen.