Department of Government
Ph.D. Politics Tufts University
Michael Siegel is a Senior Training Specialist in the Division of Education, The Federal Judicial Center, Washington, D.C. He organizes, conducts, and evaluates education and training programs for federal court personnel in the areas of change management, negotiation and conflict management skills, presentation skills, and leadership development. He served as an Eli Lilly Endowment postdoctoral teaching fellow at Purdue University. Dr. Siegel teaches as an adjunct professor of government at The American University, The University of Maryland University College, and Johns Hopkins University. In June 1995, Dr. Siegel spoke in Buenos Aires, Argentina USIA on judicial independence and accountability. From June 2001 through July 2003, Siegel served as chairman of the Juvenile Justice Commission in Montgomery County, Maryland. In May and October 2005, Siegel traveled to Prague (Czech Republic) to participate in a World Bank/ ABA project on Strengthening Judicial Institutions.