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.”