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Gary Solis

Gary Solis

Dr. Gary Solis holds a J.D. from the University of California at Davis, an LL.M. from George Washington Law School, and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he taught for several years. He is a retired Marine Corps officer with two tours of duty in Vietnam.  Today, he is an adjunct professor at both Georgetown University Law Center and George Washington School of Law, and he taught for many years on the West Point faculty—where he directed the law of war program.  He is a former Library of Congress scholar in residence.  His award-winning textbook is The Law of Armed Conflict (Cambridge Univ. Press).  He is also the author of Marines and Military Law in Vietnam, and Son Thang: An American War Crime, and is a member of the editorial board of the International Review of the Red Cross. Dr. Solis has been a lecturer on the law of armed conflict in our Indochina War seminar for many years.