Michael Breen


Michael G Breen is a McKenzie Research Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia.


Federalism, ethnic conflict, politics in Asia, deliberative democracy, divided societies.

Recent publications

Breen, MG. 2019. ‘Asymmetry or equality? Ethnic nationalities in a Bamar-dominated state: A country study of constitutional asymmetry in Myanmar‘ in Constitutional Asymmetry in Multinational States, Federalism Series, Palgrave Macmillan.

Breen, MG. 2019. ‘Moderating polarised positions on questions of national identity and sovereignty: Deliberative surveys on federalism in Myanmar’, International Area Studies Review, https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2233865919871703.

Breen, MG. 2018. The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka: Finding the Middle Ground. Oxon & New York: Routledge.

2020 - Volume 14 Issue 2