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Michael Boyle
Assistant Professor at La Salle University


Dr. Michael Boyle is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at La Salle University in Philadelphia. He was formerly a Lecturer in International Relations and Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St. Andrews. He has consulted for the US and UK governments and was a leading counter-terrorism advisor to the Obama campaign in 2007-2008. He has a Ph.D. in International Relations from Cambridge University and an MPP from Harvard University. His research interests include political violence, terrorism, insurgencies, civil war and American foreign policy. He is the author of the forthcoming Explaining Violence after Wars (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).