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Mike Niconchuk


Senior Researcher 
Beyond Conflict

Mike Niconchuk is an Innovation Lab Senior Researcher who spent five years in the Middle East designing neuroscience-informed programs for violence reduction and psychosocial support. At Be- yond Conflict, Mike leads several initiatives in the U.S., Germany, Jordan, and Lebanon, focusing on two major themes: the link between neuroscience and participation in group violence (e.g., gangs, extremist groups, etc.), and the mind-body effects of conflict and violence on youth and adults. Mike has degrees from Tufts University and University College London.