José Jesús Covarrubias Dueñas

Director of the Faculty of Law University of Guadalajara, Mexico

Doctor of Law and Political and Social Sciences

At the University of Guadalajara, he obtained the degrees of: Law Degree and Specialist in Planning for Higher Education. At the Complutense University of Spain, he completed his Masters in European Community Law and Doctorate in Law with Thesis: Municipal Autonomy in Mexico and Spain, having graduated Cum Laude. He concluded a second masters degree in Electoral Law with the thesis: Political Constitution of Jalisco, and a second doctorate in Political and Social Sciences from the Center for Research and Teaching in Humanities of the State of Morelos (CIDHEM) with the Thesis: The Paradigm of the Constitution In Mexico 1917 - 2000, graduating with Honorable Mention; Likewise, CANACO awarded him the Mariano Otero award. He has taken specialization and opposition courses at the Federal Electoral Institute and the Electoral Tribunal of the Judiciary of the Federation, several Higher Education Institutions.

He began teaching activities in 1979 at the University of Guadalajara, with an age of 35, he taught and directed Academies of Methodology, Sociology, Universal History, History of Mexico, Professor of Economic and Political Social Problems of Mexico; Full-time teacher since 1986; Professor in several universities in the country and abroad, in courses such as: Theory of Constitution, State Theory, Legal Writing, Legal Research, Constitutional Guarantees, Administrative Law, Electoral Law, Constitutional Law, International Law, Political Law, Human Rights, Economic Law , History of Law, Theory of Constitution, Administration of Justice and International Responsibility, among others. Has advised and directed around 700 theses of Bachelor and Postgraduate in several Universities. He founded Masters and PhDs. In 1994 he received "Special Mention" by the National Institute of Public Administration, for his first doctoral thesis. He is a member of the Mexican Society of Geography and Statistics since 2005.

He has been a national and international guest lecturer and Professor of Masters and PhDs in Universities, Electoral Bodies and various institutions throughout the Republic; As well as in several cities of America and Europe. In 1997 published a book of Public Electoral Law co-edited by the Electoral Tribunal of the Judicial Power of the Federation and the Pan American University;  He is co-author along with Rafael Covarrubias Flores of the book on Legal Sociology  in Mexico:  An approximation and the Mexihcco-Xalisco Essay. In 1998 he published The Municipal Autonomy in Mexico; Mexican Democracy Essay in January 1999; Electoral Constitutional Law, in 2000; Co-author with Rafael Covarrubias Flores de Valores of Principles of the Mexican People. Constitution for the Republic of Mexico (Proposal).

He has published 70 works, of which 49 are related to Constitutional and Electoral matters, including: History of the Constitution of Mexico 1917 - 2010, The Paradigm of the Constituent Assembly of Querétaro AC, from 2005 and he founded in 2011, the First College Of Legal Doctors of Jalisco. Member of the Society of Geography and Statistics. He was Judge of the Electoral Court of the Judicial Power of the State of Jalisco from 2001 to 2005 and Judge of the Electoral Tribunal of the Judicial Power of the Federation from 2005 to 2013. Currently a National Researcher Level I in the National System of Investigators , National Professor, Head of the Department of Public Law at the University of Guadalajara, Director of the Division of Legal Studies at the Benemérita University of Guadalajara (Faculty of Law), Certified by SETEC at National Level as Teacher for New System Courses Of Criminal Justice 2015.


Educational Session

Participated during the Education Session, in the fourth table: "Higher Education and business culture focused on the happiness of the human being as a challenge of innovation and competitiveness."