Louis Melancon

Major — International Relations

Minor — Public Policy

Louis is a frequent contributor to Open Court's Popular Culture and Philosophy series as well as Blackwell's Philosophy and Popular Culture series on topics such as the Just War Tradition, national security ethics, intelligence ethics and the utility of Clausewitz in irregular warfare.

Current Research

National strategy, inter-agency efforts in the security environment, and intelligence


  • B.A. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (1995)
  • M.S. Joint Military Intelligence College (now National Intelligence University) (2004)
  • M.A. King's College, London (2008)