Professor Shane R. Reeves

LTC Shane Reeves Deputy Department Head US Army

Shane Reeves is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army.  He is currently assigned as Professor and Deputy Head, Department of Law, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York.  He has served 6 years on the faculty at West Point.   His education includes:  B.S. (United States Military Academy at West Point); J.D. (College of William and Mary School of Law); and LL.M. (Judge Advocate General’s School of the U.S. Army).   In addition to his assignment at West Point, he has also served as a Deputy Staff Judge Advocate (Joint Special Operations Command Fort Bragg, North Carolina); Assistant/Associate Professor at the Judge Advocate General’s School of the Army (Charlottesville, Virginia); Senior Trial Counsel, 1st Infantry Division (Fort Riley, Kansas); Brigade Judge Advocate, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division (Taji, Iraq); Chief of Legal Assistance, 24th Infantry Division (Fort Riley, Kansas); A Troop, 1/11 Armored Cavalry Regiment Executive Officer, (Fort Irwin, CA); Fire Support Officer 1/11 Armored Cavalry Regiment (Fort Irwin, CA); and C Troop, 1/11 Armored Cavalry Regiment (Fort Irwin, CA).

LTC Reeves is the co-editor of  U.S. Military Operations: Law, Policy, and Practice (Oxford University Press 2015) and has written often on the law of armed conflict. His most recent articles are An Unsatisfactory State of the Law: The Limited Options for a Corporation Dealing with Cyber Hostilities by State Actors (37 Cardozo Law Review June 2016) and So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance: How the Articles on State Responsibility Could Empower corporate Responses to State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks (Harvard National Security J. Features Dec. 17, 2015).

LTC Reeves is also a regular contributor to the blog LAWFARE. At West Point LTC Reeves teaches Military and Constitutional Law, the Law of Armed Conflict, and Jurisprudence.

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