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Provost Glenn M. Sulmasy
Glenn M. Sulmasy, J.D.,LL.M, Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Aug 29, 2016

An acclaimed international law and national security expert experienced in academic, law, and government service settings, Provost Glenn M. Sulmasy brings a distinguished record of administrative leadership and academic achievement to his position as Bryant University's first Provost and Chief Academic Officer.

Sulmasy was previously the chair and designated dean of the Department of Humanities and Professor of Law at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT.

In addition to teaching at the Academy and the U.S. Naval War College, Sulmasy has lectured in the fields of international law, U.S. constitutional law, and national security at numerous universities and think tanks. He has also served as a National Security and Human Rights Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

A Fellow in Homeland Security and National Security Law for the Center for National Policy in Washington D.C., Sulmasy publishes and lectures extensively on the law of armed conflict, international law, and national security matters. He is widely published internationally on national security matters, and as an expert has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, on CBS News Radio, National Public Radio, CNN International, US News & World Report, the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Al-Jazeera America, MSNBC, Fox News and numerous other media outlets. He is the author of The National Security Court System – A Natural Evolution of Justice in an Age of Terror (Oxford University Press) and co-editor of International Law Challenges – Homeland Security and Combating Terrorism (2005).

Sulmasy was educated at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, University of Baltimore School of Law (cum laude), University of California Berkeley School of Law and the Harvard Kennedy School.

Provost Sulmasy, his wife, Marla, and seven children hail from Old Lyme, CT, and Smithfield, RI.

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