Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Matt Gordner

Matt Gordner is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto (Canada) where he studies comparative and development politics with a regional focus on the Middle East. Matt is a Tunis-based development and democracy consultant and an award-winning academic and community organizer whose doctoral research is supported by a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Scholarship, American Political Science Association Civil Society Fellowship, and Connaught Fellowship, among others. His research on youth empowerment, civil society, (de-)radicalization, social innovation and entrepreneurship, conflict resolution and protest politics are featured in peer-reviewed journal articles, trade and industry publications, and encyclopedia entries.

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