Cmdr. Melissa Harvison is an assistant professor for the Joint Military Operations department. She most recently received a master’s degree from the U.S. Naval War College. During her career, she has served as the legal advisor at various levels of command both at sea and shore, joint and multinational commands. Serving more than 10 years overseas and at sea, including a deployment to Iraq and an assignment to NATO, Harvison gained significant expertise in operational, international and administrative law.