Benjamin M. Schneider, Ph.D.

Instructor Strategy and Policy Department
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Benjamin M. Schneider received his Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2019, his B.A. from the University of Rochester and his M.A. from The George Washington University. He is currently working on a book examining the trials of U.S. troops accused of war crimes in the European Theater of the Second World War. His research has been supported by the U.S. Army Center of Military History and the Harry F. Guggenheim Foundation, and has appeared in the Journal of Contemporary History.

Contact Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Europe
  • Ground Warfare
  • International Law
  • Japan
  • Rules of Engagement
  • WWII

Professional Highlights


Research and Teaching Fellow

Strategy and Policy Department, U.S. Naval War College.


Department of History and Art History, George Mason University.

Dissertation Fellow

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.

Dissertation Year Fellow

U.S. Army Center of Military History


Ph.D., George Mason University, 2019

M.A., George Washington University, 2010

B.A., University of Rochester, 2008

Research Contributions and Publications

Awards and Decorations

U.S. Army Education Command, Russell F. Weigley Award for Military History

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