Jacqueline N Font Guzmán

Académica Correspondiente

Académica Correspondiente

Academia Puertorriqueña de Jurisprudencia y Legislación

Education

  • 2011 – Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, GPA: 3.95/4.00
    Nova Southeastern University – Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
  • 1995 – J.D., summa cum laude
    Interamericana University Law School, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1986 – M.H.A.
    Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
  • 1984 – B.A. in Political Science
    Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

Awards & Distinctions

  • Inaugural Fellow in the Beyond the Dialogue (BTD) Fellows Program, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, Fall 2021 to present.
  • Fellow in the Puerto Rico Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation—affiliated with the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation in Spain—Fall 2019 to present.
  • Featured in Revista Juris Doctor (2018), Interamericana University School of Law as a distinguished alumna for work advancing Alternative Dispute Resolution.
  • Corecipient of the 2018 Arizona State Bar Presidential Award for developing the workshop: Negotiation on the Front Lines: Tools, Tips & Tricks.
  • Recipient of the 2017 Nova Southeastern University Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award–highest and most prestigious honor that the University bestows upon its graduates.
  • Recipient of the Puerto Rico Bar Association 2015 Juridical Book of the Year Award in the category of ‘Essay Promoting Critical Thinking and Analysis of Juridical and Social Issues’ for Experiencing Puerto Rican Citizenship and Cultural Nationalism, sole author.
  • Nominee for the 2013 Nova Southeastern University Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni of the Year Achievement Award.
  • William Fulbright Scholar at Carlos III University Law School, Madrid, Spain (Spring 2012).
  • Corecipient of the 2012 Madrid Mediators Association Award for Best Publication in Mediation for Mediación y Resolución de Conflictos: Técnicas y Ámbitos.
  • The National Dean’s List: 1992-1993; 1993-1994, 1994-1995, and 1995-1996 editions.
  • Interamericana University Law School Honor Scholarship from 1992 to 1995.
  • Interamericana University Law School Honor Dean’s List from 1992 to 1995.

Publications

Books

  • Mayer, & Font-Guzmán, J.N. The Neutrality Trap: From Constructive Engagement to Strategic Disruption in Social Conflict. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (Under Contract. Submission July2021).
  • Font-Guzmán, J.N. (2015). Experiencing Puerto Rican Citizenship and Cultural Nationalism. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. (Award winning book).

Edited Books & Volumes:

  • Moss-Breen, J., Font-Guzmán, J.N. & Abduljawad, H. (Eds.) (2019). Running with Scissors: Leading inour Uncertain World. Charlotte: NC: Information Age Publishing
  • Strand, P., Font-Guzmán, J. N. & Mayer, B. (Eds.) (2019). Special Issue of the Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership on Gillian Hadfield’s Rules for a Flat World, vol. 5, no. 1.https://ojs.creighton.edu/index.php/CJIL/index

Refereed Journals

  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2019). “For Whom the Bell Tolls” in the Legal System: Access to Justice and Conflict Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership, 5(1), 20-24.https://ojs.creighton.edu/index.php/CJIL/article/view/78/46
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (2014). Moving ‘Beyond Neutrality’ and Cross-cultural Training: Using World CaféDialogue to Address End-of-Life Care Inequalities. Peace and Conflict Studies, Spring, 21(1), 49-68. [Excerpt reprinted. In J. Nolan-Haley, E. E. Deason & M. Hernández- Crespo Gonstead (Eds.) (2019). Global Issues in Mediation, St. Paul, MN: West Academic Publishing.
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (2013). Confronting a Colonial Legacy: Asserting Identity by Legally Renouncing U.S. Citizenship. Centro Journal, Spring, 25(1), 22-45.

Law Journals

  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2022) La Ciudadanía Puertorriqueña: Ejercicio Performativo de Afirmación Nacional y Resistencia en el Experimento Jurídico de Juan Mari Brás (Puerto Rican Citizenship: Performativity of National Affirmation and Resistance in Juan Mari Brás’ Legal Experiment). Revista Jurídica de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 91(3), 835-854. Invited.
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (2017). Personal Reflection on 50 Years of Loving: Creating Spaces of Differences by Demanding “The Right to Opacity.” Creighton Law Review, 50(3), 637-640.
  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2017). Closing the Gap: Using Dispute Systems Design to Integrate Advance CarePlanning in a Latino University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Fall, 13(2), 92-217. Invited.
  • Font-Guzmán, N. & Alemán, Y. (2010). Human Rights Violations in Puerto Rico: Agency From the Margins. Journal of Law & Social Challenges, 12, 107-149.
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (2001). La Mediación en Disputas de Impericia Médica: La Solución a la Armonización de los Intereses de las Partes (Mediation in Medical Malpractice Disputes) Puerto Rico Bar Association Law Review, 62, (3-4).

Book Chapters

  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2020). A Conflict Counter-Story: How a Puerto Rican Woman Ended Up in a Field Dominated by Anglo Men. In N. Welsh & H. Gadlin (Eds.), Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution. Saint Paul, MN: DRI Press. Invited.
  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2019). Más allá de la mediación bioética: Conflctología y visiones de mundo encontradas al final de la vida. (Beyond bioethics mediation: Clash of worldviews in end-of-life decisions). In S. Fábregas & F. León (Eds.), La Comunicación y Bioética en Voces de las Tres Américas. Chile: Bioethics Federation of Latin American and Caribbean Institutions. Invited.
  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2017). Conferencia de Grupo Familiar de la Tribu Maorí en Nueva Zelandia y su Adaptación a Modelos Anglosajones de Resolución de Conflictos (Family Group Conferencing of the Mᾱori Tribe in New Zealand and its Adaptation to the USA). In H.E. Soto Muñoz, E. Carretero Morales, & C. Ruiz López (Eds.), Mediación y Resolución de Conflictos: Técnicas y Ámbitos. Madrid (pp. 337-349). Spain: Editorial Tecnos. Invited.
  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2015). Programa de Derivación Judicial en Puerto Rico desde la Perspectiva de la Mediación (Court-Annexed Program in Puerto Rico: A Mediation Perspective). In H.D. Bernardina de Pinho & J.L. de Andrade (Eds.), Contemporary Tendencies in Mediation (pp. 107-133). Madrid, Spain: Editorial Dykinson. Invited.
  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2011). Programas de Derivación Judicial en Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico (Court-annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs in the United States and Puerto Rico). In H. E. Soleto Muñoz, E. Carretero Morales, & C. Ruiz López (Eds.), Mediación y Resolución de Conflictos: Técnicas y Ámbitos. Madrid (pp. 306-336). Spain: Editorial Tecnos (Recipient of the 2012 Madrid Mediators Association (AMMI) award for best publication in mediation—in its 3rd edition). Invited.

Non-Refereed Journals

  • Font-Guzmán, N. (2014). Using Ignatian Pedagogy in a Mediation Course, Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 3(1), 48-63.
  • Gerardi, & Font-Guzmán, J. N. (Fall 2006). Conflict at End of Life: A Growing Need for Dispute Resolution Practices, Creighton Lawyer.
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (2010). Programas de Derivación Judicial en Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico (Court-annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs in the United States and Puerto Rico). Published in the electronic data base of the Supreme Court Judicial Council for Continuous Education for Judges in Spain (Consejo General del Poder Judicial Servicio de Formación Continua).

Trade Journals and Newspapers:

  • Font-Guzmán, J.N. (2021, September 13). Diverse, equal, inclusive. Anabaptist World
  • Font-Guzmán, J.N. (2020, June 12). Here are ways that the academic community can promote racial The Omaha World Herald. https://omaha.com/opinion/midlands- voices-here-are-ways-that-the-academic-community-can-promote-racial- equality/article_6ac4313d-f416-5e64-87d7-2f246c090bfc.html
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (2020, January 28). How Much Will a Scandal Over Aid Harm Puerto Rico? Commentary featured in the Latin America Advisor Newsletter.
  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2019, July 31). Puerto Ricans don’t need more US government The Omaha World Herald.
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (2017, December 13). Puerto Ricans are hardly U.S. citizens. They are colonial subjects. The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/puerto-ricans-are-hardly-us-citizens-they-are- colonial-subjects/2017/12/13/c0f1c700-de9f-11e7-89e8- edec16379010_story.html?utm_term=.ea891f106ebe
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (2017, December 1). Don Juan, la ciudadanía puertorriqueña, y el huracán María. 80grados.
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (Spring 2017). What’s Next in the Conflict Profession? Reflections on Embracing Uncertainty and Servicing Others. Reprinted in The Nebraska Lawyer, 20(1). Invited.
  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2016, July 1). PROMESA ‘Intolerable’ o Asamblea Constitucional 80 grados
  • Font-Guzmán, J. N. (2016, June 17). El ELA ‘descubre su trasero.’ 80grados.
  • Font-Guzmán, N. (Fall 2015). What’s Next in the Conflict Profession? Reflections on Embracing Uncertainty and Servicing Others. ACResolution Magazine. http://www.acresolution-digital.org/acresolutionmag/fall_2015?pg=6#pg6 Invited.

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Fábregas, S. M., D’Empaire, G., Agosto F., Lugo, M., Font-Guzmán, N., Dimare, C. Rodríguez, S. &Caballero, C. (2016). Un acercamiento al desarrollo del profesionalismo en el campo de la salud en América Latina a través de la enseñanza de una competencia ética: Logros y Desafíos. In Biodiversidad: Diálogo y Consenso Para la Acción…Una aproximación, pp. 92-101. Chile: Bioethics Federation of Latin American and Caribbean Institutions.

Other

  • Font-Guzmán, J.N. & Mayer, Bernard (August 24, 2022). The False Flag of HyperPolarization A Response to Guy and Heidi Burgess’ Critique of ‘The Neutrality Trap’ published in Moving Beyond Intractability. https://www.beyondintractability.org/crq-bi-hyperpolarization-discussion/font-mayer-post1
  • Excerpt of “The Neutrality Trap: Disrupting and Connecting for Social Change” by FontGuzmán, J.N., & Mayer, Bernard published in Stanford Social Innovation Review (March 2022): https://ssir.org/books/excerpts/entry/from_disruption_to_engagement
  • Terry, Susanne, Font-Guzmán, J.N., & Mayer, Bernard (March 2022). Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Mediate.com. https://www.mediate.com/articles/tgm-letter-to-our-colleagues.cfm
  • Bautista V., Chapman, T., Coppard B., Craig, K., Danielson M.A., Dickel, T., Font-Guzmán, J. N., Graves, J. Huggett, K., Jensen, G., Jorgensen C., K. Michele, Murcek, C., Murch- Shafer, R., Nash, M., Nownes, T., O’Meara-McKinney, C., Poutre B., Smith, A., & Wize, A. (2011). CUOnline Guidelines for Teaching Online at Creighton University.