The Balsillie School community extends warmest congratulations to Michael Lawrence who successfully defended his thesis, “Violence, Conflict, and World Order: Rethinking War with a Complex Systems Approach” on December 19, 2019.

Special thanks to his supervisor, Thomas Homer-Dixon, committee members Daniel Gorman, David Welch, Alexander Lanoszka (internal/external) and External Examiner Jack Donnelly, International Studies, University of Denver.

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    Michael’s research focuses on the emergence of non-state patterns of governance in the midst of conflict and insecurity.