- MSW, Portland State University
- BA in English, Oglethorpe University
Michael has been a progressive educator for over two decades. He started EqualityWorks, NW over three years ago which provides workshops and trainings around race, power, gender, privilege, and equity.
Michael’s formal education includes a Masters in Social Work from Portland State University, a degree in English from Oglethorpe University and graduate work in Feminist Studies at DePaul. He has formal training in research practices, diversity work, mediation, and education. He has learned and implemented best practices for team building and diversity training, providing consulting to businesses both large and small.
Michael applies a combination of Anti-Oppressive Practice, Eco-Feminist, and Psychodynamic theories as well as Critical Race Theory (CRT) to inform his operational framework.