Michele is an urban geographer and ethnographer interested in issues of marginality and diversity, homelessness, activism, and continental philosophy. Having gained his PhD from Durham University, Michele worked at DIST (Turin), UTS (Sydney) and the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge. He is now permanent Lecturer in Human Geography at Cardiff University.

His works have been published in journals like Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Environment and Planning A, Urban Studies, City, Management Learning, The Journal of Political Power, Social & Cultural Geography among others. His first edited volume is entitled Rethinking Life at the Margins (Routledge, 2016), while his non-academic works include an ethnographic novel around homelessness (Il numero 1, Eris, 2011) and a full-length video documentary around forced evictions in Bucharest, Romania, which will be ready in late 2016 (A început ploaia). Michele is also Book Reviews Editor of the journal City.

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