Kevin Govern, J.D., LL.M.


Department of Humanities


Govern began his legal career as an Army judge advocate, serving 20 years at every echelon during peacetime and war in worldwide assignments involving every legal discipline. He has served as an assistant professor of law at the U.S. Military Academy and also has taught at the Ave Maria School of Law and John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  He has published widely and spoken frequently on international and comparative law, national security and homeland security law, jurisprudence, law and religion, military operations, and professional ethics.         


View his research on his  SSRN Author page.

  • Bachelor of Arts, History and German Majors: Marquette University
  • Master of Laws (LL.M), International and Comparative Law: University of Notre Dame School of Law
  • Master of Laws, International and Operational Law Specialization: The Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army
  • J.D.: Marquette University Law School


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