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James Jung

Assistant Professor Fairmont State University

Biography

James Jung is an assistant professor of national security and intelligence at Fairmont State University, where he teaches courses on national security law, counter-terrorism, international humanitarian law, and American government. Prior to entering academia, James served for nine years on active duty with the US Navy’s JAG Corps, which service included a deployment to Iraq. During his military service, James was a prosecutor, defense counsel, and an instructor of international law. He has taught in over 30 countries, and has had assignments in nations such as Iraq, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to promote the rule of law and human rights. James is currently a Navy Reserve JAG Corps officer with the rank of lieutenant commander. After graduating from college, James served with the AmeriCorps as a volunteer teacher for at-risk 8th grade students in an under-served area of San Jose, CA.

James received his A.B. from Dartmouth and his J.D. from Fordham.