Alberto R. Coll is director of the European and Latin American Legal Studies Program and director of the International Law LL.M. Program at DePaul University.
Previously he was chairman of the Strategic Research Department at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
In 1982 he joined the Government Department at Georgetown University, where he taught international relations, law and organization. That same year he accepted an appointment to the Naval War College as a secretary of the Navy Senior Research Fellow, and subsequently served as a professor of strategy. In 1989 he occupied the College's oldest chair, the Charles H. Stockton Chair. After serving in the first Bush Administration from 1990 to 1993, Coll returned to the Naval War College.
Coll's articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, and numerous scholarly journals. He lectures widely on strategy, U.S. relations with Cuba and Latin America, and American foreign policy and grand strategy.
His books include: The Wisdom of Statecraft (1985); The Western Heritage and American Values (1982); and Faulklands War: Lessons for Strategy, Diplomacy, and International Law (Co-author, 1985).
- American Power and Responsibility in a New Century [Excerpt]
- Prudent Statesmen: Truman, Kissinger, and Thatcher [Abstract]
- Normative Prudence as a Tradition of Statecraft [Abstract]
- Some Christian Reminders for the Statesman [Abstract]
- The Problems of Doing Good: Somalia as a Case Study in Humanitarian Intervention (Case Study #18)
Last Updated: Jul 22, 2015