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Miguel González Marcos

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Miguel González Marcos is a practicing attorney. He holds degrees from Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität (PhD); Montpellier 1 University, France (Diplôme d’Université in International Nuclear Law); New York University (LLM); State University of New York at Buffalo (JD); and Universidad de Panamá (LLB). González Marcos has been an Edmond J. Safra Network Fellow at Harvard University; legal and policy consultant for the Heinrich Böell Foundation; the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Preparatory Commission; and a research fellow at the Human Rights Center at the University of Minnesota Law School. He was previously Professor at the University of Panama School of Law; Director of the Institute of National Studies, Panama; and attorney in the international group at the law firm Faegre & Benson. His publications cover constitutional analysis, international law and policy, and legal reform and governance issues.  He is licensed to practice law in New York; Washington, DC; Minnesota; and the Republic of Panama. Current research interests include ethics and compliance, comparative and constitutional law, governance, and international law and policy.

Areas of Interest
  • Ethics & compliance, comparative & constitutional law, governance, international law & policy
3 Credit(s)

Equips students with the knowledge, insights, skills and abilities to successfully and responsibly lead and manage people and resources and to participate in and contribute to the public policy process. Emphasizes complex, multi-dimensional problem solving and development of necessary analytical, leadership and communication skills.
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3 Credit(s)

Equips students with knowledge of management and leadership concepts essential to performing successfully and responsibly in public organizations. We will begin with discussion on the nature of public administration and move an examination of organizational structure issues, public sector innovation strategies and decision-making mechanisms. We will also examine the “people” side of government organizations as well as management and leadership roles within organizations. Many case studies are examined in depth to provide real life context for the course content.
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3 Credit(s)

Explores ethical principles nourishing the legal norms and practices of the craft of intelligence. Students will learn about (a) the constitutional, international and legal frameworks of the craft of intelligence. (b) theunderlying ethical principles of those frameworks; and (c) the indispensable guiding role of human dignity and compassion in the craft of intelligence.
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