Mentor of the Month

Senior Advisor, Inclusion and Respect for Diversity
Government of Canada


Anthony Michel is a senior advisor in the Department of Global Affairs Canada, in the Office of Human Rights, Freedoms and Inclusion. His current policy development work supports Canada’s commitment to advance inclusion and respect for diversity through multilateral advocacy and strategic interventions in peacebuilding, international development assistance and human rights. Previously, he was a senior policy analysist at the Department of Canadian Heritage in strategic policy, where he was a subject matter expert on Canadian identities, citizenship, commemoration and digital policy. Anthony has a PhD in history from Carleton University, with research interests in inclusion, diversity, recognition, representation and identities. With his wife, he lives, works and has raised three children in Ottawa on traditional Algonquin territory.

Anthony P. Michel, PhD
Senior Advisor, Inclusion and Respect for Diversity | Conseiller principal, Inclusion et respect de la diversité
Inclusion and Religious Freedom Division (IOP)| Division d’Inclusion et Liberté de religions (IOP)
Office of Human Rights, Freedoms and Inclusion | Bureau des droits de la personne, des libertés et de l’inclusion
Global Affairs Canada | Affaires mondiales Canada
Government of Canada | Gouvernement du Canada