Gary Solis is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches the law of armed conflict. In addition, he teaches the law of war in San Remo, Italy and at The Hague. During 2007-08, he was Scholar in Residence at the Law Library of the Library of Congress. A retired U.S. Marine with 26 years active duty, his service included tours of duty as an armor officer in Vietnam. Dr. Solis earned his law degree from the University of California at Davis, where he was a Distinguished Graduate. He went on to receive a Master of Laws degree from The George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in the law of war from The London School of Economics & Political Science. After teaching for three years in the LSE's Law Department, he moved to the United States Military Academy in 1996, where he taught military law and headed West Point's law of war program for six years. He retired from West Point in 2006. He is author of such books as Marines and Military Law in Vietnam, and Son Thang: An American War Crime and of multiple articles in USNI's Proceedings and Naval History.