Frederick Lorenz

Senior Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies



Rick Lorenz served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1971 to 1998; his service included a tour as an infantry company commander, work as a judge advocate and work as a senior legal adviser during U.S. interventions in Somalia and Bosnia. After retiring from the Marine Corps with a rank of colonel, Lorenz spent a year as a Fulbright Senior Scholar in St. Petersburg, Russia, teaching courses in international law, environmental law and U.S. foreign policy. In 2000 he served as a United Nations legal affairs officer in Kosovo, working in the UN Civil Administration, and as legal adviser for the regional administrator in Mitrovica. He is a senior fellow for the Public International Law and Policy Group and has served on missions in Armenia, Somaliland and the Republic of Georgia.


  • Marquette University, JD,