Michael Talbot

Associate Director, Master of Global Affairs

Office of the Dean
1010BB Jenkins Nanovic Halls
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 631-7667

Michael Talbot

Michael Talbot is associate director of the Master of Global Affairs.

Talbot holds a B.A. from the Catholic University of America, an M.A. from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and a J.D. from the University of South Carolina. As a law student, Talbot served as articles editor for the South Carolina Journal of International Law & Business and a fellow with the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, where he defended low-income clients undergoing eviction and foreclosure. He also worked with the South Carolina Nonprofit Organizations Clinic, providing advice and legal support to new and struggling nonprofits throughout the state. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar.

Prior to his legal career, Talbot spent three years with the U.S. Peace Corps serving in the Gambia. His work there focused on public health and community development and included the coordination of several nationwide initiatives on malaria prevention and youth development. In addition, he was tasked with training incoming volunteers and provided support throughout their service.

Talbot currently volunteers as a mediator with the Center for Community Justice in Elkhart, Ind., and he is pursuing an L.L.M. degree in International Human Rights Law from Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights.