Dr. Michael King is the OPV’s Director of Research. He is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He held several positions in the field of counterterrorism within the Government of Canada; most recently as Senior Research Advisor at the Canada Centre for Community Engagement and the Prevention of Violence, housed within Public Safety Canada. Previously, Mike has done contract work for community-based NGOs, think tanks, and Canada’s Department of Defence and Ministry of Public Safety. He completed a PhD in social psychology from McGill University, where he researched how individuals legitimize the use of terrorism.
Provincial Hate Study
Hate and hate-motivated incidents in our province continue to be a problem that needs addressing.
The Alberta Government commissioned us to write a report about hate in the province, and how to address it. This study will help inform provincial policy addressing hate.
We’re asking Albertans to fill out this survey to help us understsnd and address the problem of hate in our province.