Eric Talbot Jensen is the Richard B. Baxter Professor of Law at Brigham Young Law School in Provo, Utah, where he teaches Public International Law, US National Security Law, Criminal Law, and the Law of Armed Conflict. Prior to his current position, he spent 20 years in the US Army, serving in various positions including as the Chief of the Army’s International Law Branch; Deputy Legal Advisor for Task Force Baghdad; Professor of International and Operational Law at The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School; legal advisor to the US contingent of UN Forces deployed to Skopje, Macedonia as part of UNPREDEP; and legal advisor in Bosnia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor/Guard. Professor Jensen is a graduate of Brigham Young University (B.A., International Relations), University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D.), The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School (LL.M.) and Yale Law School (LL.M.).
Professor Jensen’s scholarship focuses on international law, national security law, cyber law and international criminal law. His recent publications include a case book on the Law of Armed Conflict titled The Law of Armed Conflict: An Operational Approach (2012), by Aspen Publishing (with G. Corn, V. Hansen, C. Jenks, R. Jackson, and J. Schoettler), as well as law review articles including Cyber Sovereignty: The Way Ahead, 50 Texas International Law Journal (forthcoming, 2014); The Future of the Law of Armed Conflict: Ostriches, Butterflies, and Nanobots, 35 Michigan Journal of International Law 253 (2014); Guantanamo and the End of Hostilities, Southern Illinois University Law Journal 491 (2013); Belligerent Targeting and the Invalidity of a Least Harmful Means Rule, 89 International Law Studies 536 (2013); Future War, Future Law, 22 Minnesota Journal of International Law 282 (Summer, 2013); Cyber Attacks: Proportionality and Precautions in Attack, 89 International Law Studies 198 (2013) and Cyber Deterrence, 26 Emory International Law Review 773 (2012).