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Michael Tiboris

Nonresident Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Director, Clear Water Farms Program, River Alliance of Wisconsin

Michael Tiboris is a writer, educator, and water policy analyst specializing in water resource conflict. He is a Nonresident Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ Global Food and Agriculture Program, Director of the Clear Water Farms Program at the River Alliance of Wisconsin, and Associate of The Pearson Institute. He lectures on water politics at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin Madison. His work on water politics and policy is published in peer reviewed academic journals, law reviews, policy reports, popular media sources, and in partner publications for the World Bank, USAID, and the Environmental Law and Policy Center. Tiboris holds a PhD in applied ethics and political philosophy from the University of California, San Diego, and has been supported by the Spencer Foundation, San Diego State University’s Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs, and the American Council of Learned Societies. His research was recognized by the University of Pennsylvania’s “Global Go-To Think Tank Index Report” as among the best work produced in 2016.

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.