Prof Gary Corn

Gary Corn

Prof Gary Corn

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Professor Gary Corn, Colonel (Ret), is the Director of the Technology, Law & Security Program and Adjunct Professor of Cyber and National Security Law at the American University Washington College of Law, a Senior Fellow in National Security and Cybersecurity at the R Street Institute, a member of the Editorial Board of the Georgetown Journal of National Security Law and Policy, the Principal and Founder of Jus Novus Consulting, and is an Advisory Board Director for the Cyber Security Forum Initiative.

Widely recognized as one of the nation’s top experts on cyber and national security law, Professor Corn is a frequent, and highly-sought out speaker at international and national conferences and has published numerous articles, book chapters, and blog posts, including in the American Journal of International Law, The Temple International and Comparative Law Journal, the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, for the Lieber Book Series, and on Lawfare and Just Security.

He retired from the U.S. Army in 2019 after serving twenty-seven years on active duty in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, and three years as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. His final five years he served as the Staff Judge Advocate (General Counsel) to U.S. Cyber Command. He also served as a Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Operational Law Branch Chief in the Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Army, a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia, on deployment as the Chief of International Law for Combined Forces Command in Afghanistan and to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and in various positions at the brigade, division, and corps level.

Colonel (Ret.) Corn received a JD from the George Washington University, a BA in International Relations from Bucknell University, an LLM from the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, and an MA in National Security Studies from the United States Army War College. He is also a graduate of the Escola de Comando e Estado Maior do Exército do Brasil (Command and General Staff College of the Brazilian Army).

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