Rear Admiral (lower half) William G. Dwyer is the Chief Prosecutor for the United States Coast Guard and a Bush School Lecturer for the PSAA Graduate Certificates Program.
Admiral Dwyer graduated and was commissioned from the US Coast Guard Academy in 1995. He served on two cutters and graduated from the U.S. Navy Salvage and Dive School. Following his operational tours, Admiral Dwyer attended Rutgers Law School and became a Coast Guard JAG. He has served around the globe, including tours at the United States Southern Command, the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, and the U.S. Africa Command in legal positions. His most recent assignment was the Chief of Maritime and International Law for the Coast Guard where he oversaw the execution of several international agreements and provided operational legal advice for world-wide USCG missions. Admiral Dwyer also holds master's degrees from the U.S. Army War College and the Naval Postgraduate School.
Currently, Professor Dwyer teaches Homeland Security in the Law and Homeland Defense for the online graduate certificate programs.