Cdr. Jonathan Odom

SpecialityMilitary Professor, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies; Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy
Commander Jonathan Odom joined the George C. Marshall Center in July 2019. He serves as the Military Professor of International Law, teaching various aspects of public international law and maritime security in the Marshall Center’s courses and engagement events. Additionally, he serves as the Academic Director for the Marshall Center’s Program on Cyber Security Studies (PCSS). During his Naval career, CDR Odom has provided legal and policy advice on matters involving international law and national security law to senior U.S. policy officials, U.S. and multi-national military commanders, headquarter staffs, and military forces around the world for operations at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace. Additionally, he has served as a legal and policy advisor on U.S. delegations in official negotiations and dialogues between the U.S. government and the governments of more than twenty nations. Prior to joining the Marshall Center, CDR Odom served as the Military Professor of Law and Maritime Security at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (2015-2019). He was an Instructor of Law at the U.S. Naval Justice School (2001-2004), while concurrently serving as an adjunct faculty member at the U.S. Naval War College, the U.S. Surface Warfare Officers School, the U.S. Naval Submarine School, and the U.S. Naval Chaplaincy School. CDR Odom is a Non-Resident Fellow of the China Maritime Studies Institute at the U.S. Naval War College.

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