Copy Editor / Deputy Researcher
Michael Arnold is a Copy Editor and a Deputy Researcher at TRT World Research Centre. Prior to joining TRT World, Michael worked at Air Canada in management capacity dealing with the organisation’s learning and development. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Military and Diplomatic History from the University of Calgary and earned a Master of Arts in Islamic Studies with a dissertation entitled “Overlapping Sacred Spaces: Islam, Pluralism and the Hegemony of ‘Human Rights’”. He is currently a PhD student in the Arab and Middle East History programme at the American University of Beirut. His research interests are in the modern Arab and Middle East history and Islamic intellectual history with a particular focus on the late Ottoman period in the Arab world.