MAJ Chris Koschnitzky

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MAJ Chris Koschnitzky

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Major Koschnitzky is a military professor at the Stockton Center for International Law at the U.S. Naval War College, where he co-teaches a course on the Law of Armed Conflict. Major Koschnitzky deployed to Afghanistan in 2012 to advise a special operations task force on the law of armed conflict. More recently, he advised a special operations task force on the law of armed conflict in the CENTCOM and AFRICOM areas of responsibility. In previous assignments, Major Koschnitzky has served as a criminal defense attorney, and as the agency counsel for the Department of Defense and Department of the Army in civil litigation of their personal policies and claims against the government. Major Koschnitzky is currently co-editing Prisoners of War in Contemporary Conflict with Professor Michael Schmitt, forthcoming 2022.

Major Koschnitzky holds an LL.M. degree in Military Law from the Judge Advocate General's School, a Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Indiana University McKinney School of Law, a Master of Arts degree with distinction in Defense and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wake Forest University.

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