Michael Harland

Michael Harland Canterbury University

Michael Harland graduated with a PhD in History from the University of Canterbury in April 2013. His thesis examined the history of intervention and democracy promotion in American foreign relations.

In late 2013, Michael published a revised version of his thesis as the book, Democratic Vanguardism: Modernity, Intervention and the making of the Bush Doctrine, with Lexington Press in the United States. Michael currently works as a researcher in Wellington.

Outside of work, Michael is interested in hiking, natural history and landscape photography.