Prof. Michael Doyle
Michael Doyle is a University Professor at Columbia University Law School and School of International and Public Affairs. He specializes in international relations theory, international security, and international organizations. Previously, he served as Assistant Secretary-General and Special Adviser to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Doyle has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is the former chair of the Academic Council of the United Nations System. He has also been a vice president, senior fellow and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Peace Institute. He served as chair of the board of the UN Democracy Fund and the Director of the Columbia Global Policy Initiative. In 2015, Doyle helped develop the Model International Mobility Convention, which has the ambitious goal of creating a holistic, rights-respecting governance regime for all aspects of international migration, filling in the gaps in the existing international legal regime and expanding protections where needed.