Christopher Jordan Koschnitzky, J.D., LL.M.

Military Professor Stockton Center for International Law
Maj., U.S. Army
Christopher Jordan Koschnitzky faculty photo


U.S. Army Major Chris Koschnitzky is a military professor at the U.S. Naval War College Stockton Center for International Law. The Stockton Center serves as the world’s premier research institute for the study of international law and military operations throughout the domains of land, sea, aerospace and cyberspace. Stockton Center faculty teach in the core curriculum and electives at NWC as well as in advanced international law courses around the world.

Areas of Expertise

  • International Law
  • Rules of Engagement

Professional Highlights


Regiment Judge Advocate (Command Legal Advisor/In-House Counsel)

160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Civil Litigation Attorney (Agency Counsel)

Litigation Division, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Battalion Judge Advocate (Command Legal Advisor & Criminal Prosecutor)

1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Criminal Defense Attorney

U.S. Army Trial Defense Service, Fort Bragg, North Carolina


LL.M., The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School

J.D., Indiana University McKinney School of Law, summa cum laude

M.S., U.S. Naval War College, with distinction

B.A., Wake Forest University

Research Contributions and Publications

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