LTC Dan Maurer

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LTC Dan Maurer

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Lieutenant Colonel Dan Maurer is an active-duty Army Judge Advocate, presently assigned as an Associate Professor of National Security Law at The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School. He has previously served as Assistant Professor of Law, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and chief of operational law for U.S. Army Africa. He was formerly a non-resident fellow of the Modern War Institute and Strategy Fellow for the Army Chief of Staff’s Strategic Studies Group.

LTC Maurer teaches and writes extensively on the law of armed conflict, civil-military relations, and the military’s criminal justice system structure, theory, and reform. A list of his scholarly publications can be found here.

LTC Maurer holds an LL.M. in military law from the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University, and a B.A. in political science from James Madison University, where he was a Distinguished Military Graduate and selected as the overall top cadet in the school’s ROTC program in 2002, the first class to commission after the events of 9/11.  He commissioned originally as an Engineer officer, was later selected for the Army’s Funded Legal Education Program, and has served as a Judge Advocate since 2008.


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