Michael Paller

Michael Paller
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Michael Paller joined the Open Society Foundations Southeast Asia Initiative in 2012.

Previously, he served as the deputy director of the Human Rights Education Institute of Burma, an NGO that facilitates a broad range of training and advocacy programs for grassroots organizations and community leaders. He also worked with Child Soldiers International, where he conducted research on children affected by armed conflict.

Paller has an MA in international development from Chulalongkorn University and a BA in politics and sociology from Brandeis University.