Task Force Member Profile

LTC Geoffrey Corn, USA (ret.)

Task Force Member

LTC Geoffrey S. Corn is The Presidential Research Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law Houston in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining the South Texas College of Law (STCL) Houston faculty in 2005, Prof. Corn served in the U.S. Army for 21 years as an officer, and in his final year, as the Army’s senior law of war expert advisor, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He is currently a Senior Advisor to the JINSA Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy, is member of JINSA’s Hybrid Warfare Task Force, and previously played an advisory role on JINSA’s Gaza Assessment Task Force in 2015.


At STCL, Prof. Corn’s teaching and scholarship focuses on the law of armed conflict, national security law, criminal law and procedure, and prosecutorial ethics. He has appeared an expert witness at the Military Commission in Guantanamo, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and in federal court.


He is the lead author of “The Law of Armed Conflict: An Operational Perspective, and The Laws of War and the War on Terror,” and “National Security Law and Policy: A Student Treatise.”

Task Force Publications


This author has not published any op-eds yet.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Hezbollah's Tunnels Offer Sneak Peek at Looming Major Conflict with Israel

Monday, November 5, 2018

Israel’s Next Northern War: Operational and Legal Challenges

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Israel's Security Remains Fragile


This author has not published any analytical pieces yet.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The Flawed Human Rights Watch Report on Gaza

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Use of Force at the Gaza Border: A Hybrid Approach to Tactical Challenges


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