Prof. Jeffrey F. Addicott
Professor Jeffrey F. Addicott is the Director of the Center for Terrorism Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas. An active duty Army officer in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps for twenty years (he retired in 2000 at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel), Professor Addicott spent a quarter of his career as a senior legal advisor to the United States Army’s Special Forces. As an internationally recognized authority on national security law, terrorism law and human rights law, Professor Addicott not only lectures and participates in professional and academic organizations both in the United States and abroad, but he is also a frequent contributor to national and international news shows, including FOX News Channel and MSNBC. Professor Addicott has published over 20 books, articles, and monographs on a variety of legal topics. Addicott’s most recent book (2007) is entitled: Terrorism Law: Cases, Materials, Comments, 4th edition.
Professor Addicott pioneered the teaching of law of war and human rights courses to the militaries of numerous nascent democracies in Eastern Europe and Latin America. For these efforts he was awarded the Legion of Merit, named the 1993 Army Judge Advocate of the year, and honored as a co-recipient of the American Bar Association’s Hodson award.