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Michael Schmitt

Michael Schmitt

Member, Board of Editors

Michael Schmitt (@Schmitt_ILaw) is the Charles H. Stockton Professor and Chairman of the Stockton Center for the Study of International Law at the U.S. Naval War College; Chair of Public International Law at the University of Exeter Law School; Francis Lieber Distinguished Scholar at the US Military Academy (West Point); Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Program on International Law and Armed Conflict; and Senior Fellow at the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. He is also a member of the Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law and the Council on Foreign Relations, as well as General Editor of International Law Studies and The Lieber Studies. Professor Schmitt has participated in many international research efforts, including the ICRC’s consideration of direct participation in hostilities, Harvard’s law of air and missile warfare (AMW) project, the Tallinn Manual on cyber operations process, and the ongoing Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space (MILAMOS) project. Posts by him are made in his personal capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views of any organization with which he is affiliated.

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