Michael J. Boyle
Dr. Michael J. Boyle is an Associate Professor of Political Science at La Salle University in Philadelphia and a Senior Fellow with the Foreign Policy Research Institute. 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 in Scotland. His research mainly focuses on political violence, terrorism, insurgencies, drone warfare and American foreign policy. He has been a consultant for the U.S. and UK governments and was a counterterrorism advisor to the Obama campaign in 2007-2008. He holds an M.Phil and a Ph.D. in International Relations from Cambridge University, an MPP from Harvard University and a BA in political science from La Salle University. He has held fellowships at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard. He was also a Fulbright fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra. His most recent book is Violence after War: Explaining Instability in Post-Conflict States (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2014).
In the news
- Senior Fellow Michael Boyle Quoted in The Washington Examiner on Obama’s Farewell Address - Scholars in the News -
- FPRI’s Senior Fellow Michael J. Boyle Interviewed on NBC 10 about the Attacks in Brussels - Scholars in the News -
- FPRI’s Michael Boyle Quoted by Voice of America on Drone Competition in the South China Sea - Scholars in the News -
- FPRI Senior Fellow Michael Boyle in New York Times on the Hazards of Calling ISIS a Cancer - Scholars in the News -