Michael Sweikar oversees daily operations of NDIGD, including planning, staffing, and programs. Prior to joining the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Sweikar was a Program Manager at the National Center for State Court's International Division in Arlington, Virginia where he supported the management and administration of USAID-funded Rule of Law projects, including the Kosovo Justice Support Program that supported the improvement of court administration, legislative drafting, and judicial training in Kosovo. Mr. Sweikar has worked on proposal development in response to USAID, U.S. Department of State, and UNDP request for proposals, particularly those in Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East. Mr. Sweikar served as a Research Analyst in British Parliament and has designed and implemented several studies in conjunction with the Carter Center, CARE, and the U.S.Department of Justice.
Mr. Sweikar holds a J.D. from the College of William & Mary Law School and an M.A. in Public Policy from the Thomas Jefferson School of Public Policy at the College of William & Mary. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame.
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