Peter Alan Dutton, J.D., Ph.D.

Professor Strategic and Operational Research Department
Cmdr., U.S. Navy, Retired
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Biography

Professor Dutton's research focuses on Chinese views of sovereignty and international law and how those views are shaped by geostrategic and historical factors. He advises senior officials and military leaders across the government and has testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees. Dutton is a retired Navy Judge Advocate and former Naval Flight Officer. He holds a J.D. from the College of William and Mary and a Ph.D. from King’s College London. He is an adjunct professor of law at NYU School of Law and a Research Fellow at the US-Asia Law Institute there.

Areas of Expertise

  • China
  • Geopolitics
  • International Law
  • Maritime Strategy

News, Media, & Events

Eight Bells Lecture Series: "The British Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1941"

Mar. 13, 2020
12:00 p.m.
Sail Newport 11th Hour Great Room, 72 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI 02840

Yes, China Has Missiles That Could Destroy the Navy's Aircraft Carriers

Nov. 10, 2019
The National Interest
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