Title: Judicial Center Official
Location: Rockville, Maryland, United States
Michael Siegel, Judicial Center Official at Johns Hopkins University and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Government at Johns Hopkins University, D.C. Campus, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in history and political science education.
Dr. Siegel has always been interested in the field of education and decided to pursue his passion. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from American University in 1972 before matriculating at Tufts University, where he earned a Master of Arts from in 1975 and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1976. He started teaching at the university level and focused on teaching political science and then administration. Dr. Siegel taught at the University of Virginia and American University and while he enjoyed these occupations, he became more interested in was education of professional application. This led him to the judiciary, and he now works to educate federal judges so that they can actually apply what they learned in their positions.
Dr. Siegal has been a senior training specialist of the Court Education Division of Executive Education at the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C., since 1988. He considers his greatest achievement to date to be running a leadership program for US probation officers for of the current 120 chief probation officers, 55 percent are graduates of his program, which he is extremely proud of. Additionally, Dr. Siegal has contributed articles to professional journals, written “The President as Leader,” second edition, and holds membership with the National University Continuing Education Association and the American Political Science Association. Dr. Siegel has been lauded with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, the Teaching Recognition Award from the University of Maryland University College, the Outstanding Teacher Award for Adjunct Faculty from American University, the Teaching Excellence Award from the University of Texas, and is a fellow of the Center for American Government Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
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