Michael Johnny is the Manager of Knowledge Mobilization for York University, holding this position since 2006. Michael has an MA in Canadian and Native Studies from Trent University, having researched policy implications for First Nations literacy in Ontario. He has over 15 years of experience in educational research and development with specific skills in program development, strategic planning, program evaluation, stakeholder consultation, and policy development and analysis. He has experience working both in a university research environment and at the community level planning, implementing and evaluating social programs. Michael’s interests aside from mobilizing knowledge are golf, baking and hanging out with his dog named Charlie.