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For any questions or concerns, please contact the Seminar Director:

Rudolph C. Barnes, Jr., COL, USA, Ret.

Office and Home Address:
156 Barnes Trail, Little Mountain, SC 29075
Telephone: 803 345-1212

  • Practicing attorney in Little Mountain, SC;
  • Director of Seminar on Military Legitimacy and Leadership, Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice, The Citadel, Charleston, SC;
  • Pastor at St. John United Methodist Church, Columbia, SC;

Civilian Education:
B.A. (Political Science), The Citadel, 1964
J. D. and M.P.A., University of South Carolina, 1967, 1979

Military Education:
The Infantry Airborne School; Basic and Advanced Courses, The Judge Advocate General's School; Special Forces Officers Course; Civil Affairs Officers Course; Psychological Operations Officers Course; Command and General Staff College; National Security Management Course (NDU); US Army War College (recipient of USAWC Foundation Writing Award)

Military Decorations and Badges:
Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea), Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, Parachute Badge, Special Forces Tab, Philippine Parachute Badge

Published Works:
Book: Military Legitimacy: Might and Right in the New Millennium, Frank Cass, London, 1996.
Articles: Operational Law, Special Operations and Reserve Support, The Army Lawyer, December 1984; Grenada Revisited: Civil Affairs Operations in Paradise, The Officer, July 1985; Special Operations and the Law, Military Review, January, 1986; The Politics of Low Intensity Conflict, Military Review, February, 1988; Civil Affairs, A LIC Priority, Military Review, September 1988; Legitimacy and the Lawyer in Low-Intensity Conflict: Civil Affairs Legal Support, The Army Lawyer, October, 1988; Civic Action, Humanitarian and Civic Assistance, and Disaster Relief: Military Priorities in Low-Intensity Conflict, Special Warfare, Fall, 1989; The Diplomat Warrior, Military Review, May, 1990; Civil Affairs: Diplomat Warriors in Contemporary Conflict, Special Warfare, Winter, 1991; Military Legitimacy and the Diplomat Warrior, Small Wars and Insurgencies, Volume 4, Number 1, Spring/Summer 1993; Military Legitimacy in OOTW: Civilians as Mission Priorities, Special Warfare, Fall, 1999; Human Rights and Legitimacy in the Foreign Training Mission, Special Warfare, Spring, 2001; Co-editor, Military Law and Justice, Student Text for MQS I (ROTC), USMA and Cadet Command, TRADOC, June, 1992, as updated.




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