Michael Flynn
Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn is the Executive Director of the Global Detention Project, an independent research center based in Geneva, Switzerland, that investigates the use of detention as a response to global migration. Flynn’s experience includes serving as director of the Right Web project based at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., and working as Associate Editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists at the University of Chicago. Flynn’s work on the Global Detention Project has been supported by the Open Society Foundation’s International Migration Initiative, the Oak Foundation, the Geneva International Academic Network, the Swiss Network for International Studies, and Zennstr√∂m Philanthropies. Flynn has also been a fellow at the International Reporting Project (formerly the Pew International Journalism Program), based at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and received multiple grants from the Fund for Investigative Journalism. Flynn holds a BA in Philosophy from DePaul University and an MA and Ph.D. in International Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.