Miguel González Marcos is trained in law. He holds degrees from Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität (Ph.D.); Montpellier 1 University, France (Diplôme d’Université in International Nuclear Law); New York University (LL.M.); State University of New York at Buffalo (J.D.); and Universidad de Panamá (LL.B.). Prof. González has been a 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.  Current research interests include ethics and compliance, comparative and constitutional law, and international law and policy.