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James Baker

MEMBER SINCE: 2019

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History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Professor and Director Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism
College of Law and The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Syracuse University
2018
Present
Member, Vice Chair, Acting Chair
Public Interest Declassification Board
2016
2019
Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow
Center for International Studies
MIT
2017
2018
Consultant
Intelligence Advanced Projects Activity
2017
2018
Visiting Professor
Georgetown Law School
2015
2017
Chief Judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
2011
2015
Adjunct Professor
Georgetown Law School
2004
2015
Adjunct Professor
Iowa University College of Law
2004
2015
Adjunct Professor
Washington University College of Law
2012
2015
Adjunct Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
2009
2012
Associate Judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
2000
2011
Visiting Lecturer
Yale Law School
2001
2004
Special Assistant to the President and Legal Adviser
The National Security Council
1997
2000
Marine Corps Reserve
1979
2000
Deputy Legal Adviser
The National Security Council
1994
1997
Counsel
The President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board and Intelligence Oversight Board
1993
1994
Attorney Adviser
Law Enforcement and Intelligence; Oceans Environment and Science
The Department of State
1990
1993
Aide and Acting Chief of Staff
Office of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan
1985
1987
Aide-de-Camp, Platoon Leader, Weapons Platoon Leader, Company XO
United States Marine Corps
1982
1985
Primary Policy Areas

Civil Rights and Liberties, Criminal Justice/Justice, Defense, Ethics and Lobbying Reform, Foreign Policy, Government Operations/Innovation, Homeland Security, International Aid And Development, National Security, Technology

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Academic Faculty, Academic Administration, Budgeting and Finance, Board Governance, Communications and Marketing, Information Technology, Intergovernmental, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Other, Risk Management, Strategic Planning

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Advance National Interests in a Changing Global Context

International and National Security During COVID-19 with Judge James Baker

Season: 1 Episode:11 | July 20, 2020

Show Notes:

In this episode, we welcome Judge James Baker, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Security Policy and Law at the Syracuse University College of Law and Academy Fellow, to discuss the international and national security implications during COVID-19.

With guest Judge James Baker, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Security Policy and Law at the Syracuse University College of Law and an Academy Fellow

Topics Include:

  • The international security aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic including the implications for U.S.-China relations
  • How the U.S. should navigate the international implications of the pandemic including how the U.S. should manage infections coming from other parts of the world.
  • Implications from the pandemic for global supply chains and international institutions
  • How the Syracuse Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is preparing students to operate in this new global landscape
  • Key issues public administrators need to consider as AI applications in government increase.


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