University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Political Science


Faculty - Jody M. Prescott

Jody M. Prescott

Jody M. Prescott, Adjunct

  • LL.M. The Judge Advocate Gerneral's School,
    U.S. Army, (1994)
  • LL.M. Georgetown University Law Center, (1990)
  • J.D. University of Maine, (1986)
  • B.A. University of Vermont, (1983)
  • C.V. (PDF)
Area of expertise

Constitutional Law, Environmental Law

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 399.8316

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 7:15pm-8:15pm; Friday 4:00pm-5:00pm or by appointment

Colonel (Ret.) Prescott served in the U.S. Army JAG Corps for 25 years in various positions, including appellate attorney, defense counsel, operational claims commissioner, general counsel for U.S. Army Alaska, Chief Legal Advisor for the International Security Assistance Force in Kabul, Afghanistan, and as an assistant professor at the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College and at West Point in the Department of Law.  He now works for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as an associate legal advisor, primarily on immigration bond litigation, administrative hearings, and environmental reviews of agency actions under the National Environmental Policy Act and the National Historic Preservation Act.  In his capacity as Senior Fellow, West Point Center for the Rule of Law, his research and writing is focused on the national security aspects of cyber, gender, and the environment.