National Security, Cybersecurity, and Foreign Relations Law Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor of Law
Loren Voss is the National Security, Cybersecurity, and Foreign Relations Law Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor of Law. In addition, she is a Nonresident Fellow at the Stimson Center, an Air Force Reserves officer, and a No One Left Behind board member overseeing the non-profit’s efforts to evacuate allies from Afghanistan.
Professor Voss recently served as a Senior Advisor at the Department of Defense, where she led efforts to integrate the law of armed conflict/civilian harm mitigation, atrocity prevention, and human rights into arms sales and security cooperation with allies and partners. She was a member of the team that developed the Secretary of Defense’s Civilian Harm Mitigation and Response Action Plan, and she served as part of the US delegation to the political declaration on explosive weapons in populated areas. Professor Voss also developed a policy to assess and provide targeting capabilities to allies and partners who buy US weapons.
Professor Voss previously served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force, deploying to the Baltics and Middle East, as well as conducting strategic analysis and war planning for the Middle East. She also conducted national security research as a Harvard Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellow and clerked for the Deputy President of the Israeli Supreme Court, Hanan Melcer. Before joining the Department of Defense as a civilian, Professor Voss was a management consultant at McKinsey in Washington, DC.