Michael Block joined CHHS as a Policy Analyst in April 2021. He is currently supporting the Charles County Office of Emergency Management with their National Capital Region (NCR) regional preparedness initiatives. He received his B.S. in Political Science, with concentrations in Political Theory and International Relations, from Towson University in 2014. Michael received his M.S.L. in Cybersecurity Law from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 2020. Upon completing his degree, Michael was inducted into the UMB-UMBC chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society.
Prior to joining CHHS as a Research Fellow Michael was the Research Assistant for CHHS Cybersecurity Program Director Markus Rauschecker, during which time he helped Director Rauschecker update and restructure the Law and Policy of Cybersecurity M.S.L. class. Michael also monitored, updated and supplemented, the Maryland Cybersecurity Council, Critical Infrastructure Subcommittee, small and medium sized business online resource repository.
Michael’s previous professional experience includes Environmental Coordinator for the Auto Plus/Pep Boys Icahn enterprise.