Notes on Contributors

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Notes on Contributors

Ben Barry

Brigadier Ben Barry joined the International Institute for Strategic Studies in 2010, before which he served in the British Army. As well as training in Germany, France, Cyprus, Canada, Portugal and New Zealand, and operational service in Hong Kong and Northern Ireland, he commanded both an armoured infantry battalion and a multi-national brigade on UN and nato operations in Bosnia. He was a director of the British Army Staff in the United Kigdom Minitry of Defence and author of the ‘lessons learned’ analysis of post-conflict stabisation of Iraq. He is the author of the iiss publication Harsh Lessons: Iraq, Afghanistan and the Changing Character of War and The Road From Sarajvo. British army Operations in Bosnia, 1995–1996 (History Press 2016).

Nigel Biggar

Nigel is the Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at the University of Oxford, where he also directs the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, and Public Life. He holds a BA in Modern History from Oxford University and a Ph.D. in Christian Theology & Ethics from the University of Chicago. Among his publications are Burying the Past: Making Peace and Doing Justice after Civil Conflict (2003) and In Defence of War (2013). He has written on the possibility of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission for Northern Ireland in the Irish Times, on the Iraq war in the Financial Times, and on the UK’s military action against ‘Islamic State’ in Syria in The [London] Times. He has lectured at the UK Defence Academy, Shrivenham; the Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr, Hamburg, the US Military Academy, West Point, and the National Defense University, Washington DC.

Carl Ceulemans

is Professor of Ethics and Head of the Department of Behavioural Sciences at the Royal Military Academy, Brussels. His fields of research are military ethics, political philosophy and bio-ethics. He is author of Reluctant Justice: A Just-War Analysis of the International Use of Force in the Former Yugoslavia (1991–1995) (Brussels University Press 2005). He is currently working as co-editor on the third edition of Moral Constraints on War. Principles and Cases (Lexington Books, forthcoming in 2020). He has also published in a number of national and international journals, e.g. Professional Ethics, Journal of Military Ethics, Parameters and Millennium.

Camila Andrea Santamaría Chavarro

Camila is a Lawyer and historian, with a master’s degree on Constitutional Law from the National University of Colombia and a master’s degree on Human rights from the University of Lyon. She was a lawyer for the State Prosecutor’s Office as well as for the Judicial Branch and a Human Rights professor at the United Nations Development Program, in areas such as transitional justice, land restitution, and Special Indigenous Jurisdiction. She currently serves as Attorney at the Truth Recognition Chamber of the Special Peace Jurisdiction, an instance that seeks to clarify the truth related to crimes committed during the Colombian armed conflict and prosecutes its main culprits.

Tim Cross

Major General Tim Cross cbe was commissioned into the British Army in 1971. He commanded at every level, from leading a small Bomb Disposal Team in N Ireland in the 1970s to commanding a Division 2004/07. He served in the UK and Germany, with the UN in Cyprus in 1980/81, in Kuwait/Iraq in 1990/91 and Bosnia in 1995/96 and ‘97. In 1999, commanding 101 Logistic Brigade, he deployed to Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo in the nato response to the Humanitarian crisis; his brigade headquarters was awarded the Wilkinson Sword of Peace. In Sep/Oct 2002 he became involved in planning for Iraq as the initial UK Joint Force Logistic Component Commander; later deploying to Washington, Kuwait and then Baghdad as the British Deputy to the US-led Office of Post-War Planning, later renamed as the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance of the Coalition Provisional Authority. He subsequently assumed command of a Division of 30,000 in of the UK Field Army from October ’04 until retiring in Jan ’07. He was the Army Adviser to the UK House of Commons Defence Committee for 7 years until 2014. Tim is a Local Lay Minister in the Church of England and currently is engaged with Church affairs as well as across UK/International business, academia and the charity/humanitarian world.

Florian Demont-Biaggi

is a lecturer at the Military Academy at eth Zurich (Switzerland) where he teaches and conducts research on leadership and military ethics, value theory, organizational behaviour and general philosophy. Apart from leadership and ethics courses for officers of the Swiss Armed Forces, he also teaches business ethics and leadership courses for civilian leaders at the University of Lucerne and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. He is the author of Rules and Disposition in Language Use (Palgrave 2014) and edited The Nature of Peace and the Morality Armed Conflict (Palgrave 2017).

Thammy Evans

Commissioned in 1992, Lieutenant Colonel Thammy Evans served in the Intelligence and Security Group (Volunteers). In 1995 she volunteered for mobilisation to Bosnia and Herzegovina, and was deployed with ifor to Banja Luka. In 2003, she mobilized for OPtelic 1, in Iraq and in 2004, she took up a nato Headquarters post in Skopje as the Political Advisor to the Senior Military Representative. At the Joint Services Command and Staff Course she received the Haldane Award for top student. Her background in intelligence led to the post of Security Sector Reform Advisor SO1, now part of Outreach Group, with 77th Brigade which since 2018 she commands. In her civilian career, Thammy is Deputy Head of the International Security Sector Advisory Team, a department of Democratic Control of Armed Forces – the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance. As part of dcaf’s mandate her work is to reinforce the capacity of the international community in line with international good practice and obligations to design, implement and reform Security Sector Reform support to partner nations. Speaking and writing in several languages, she has written three travel guidebooks, numerous blog posts, and several articles on ssr and China.

Diana Isabel Güiza Gómez

Diana is a lawyer, with a Master’s degree in Law from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. She is a Fulbright Graduate Studies in the US, granted in 2019. She is currently a visiting instructor in the Faculty of Law, Political and Social Sciences of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in the areas of Legal Research, Latin American Constitutionalism, Constitutional Interpretation and Constitutional Theory. She is also a Researcher at Dejusticia, an action-research centre for legal and social studies, with an area of interest in social rights, transitional justice, public land policy and land restitution.

Ilija Kajtez

is Full Professor, gaining his BA degree from the Military Aviation Academy and Faculty of Philosophy in Zadar, Croatia, and his Master’s degree (1997) and Ph.D degree (2004) at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, Serbia. He has taught Philosophy and Sociology at the Military Academy in Belgrade and at the Faculty of Security Studies in Belgrade (2008–2013) where he taught Doctrines of Nonviolence. Today he teaches at the Faculty of International Politics and Security, of the ‘Union-Nikola Tesla’ University in Belgrade. He is a retired Colonel of the Serbian Armed Forces with books of philosophical essays Smisao i trag (2000) and Čovek i Tajna (2015), plus monographs Revolucionarno nasilje – himna slobode ili apologija zla (2009) and Mudrost i mač – filozofi o tajnama mira i rata (2012).

Boris Kashnikov

is a professor at the National Research University Higher Scool of Economics in Moscow (Russian Federation) and a retired Colonel. In 1989 he served in the Soviet peacekeeping forces during the Ngorno-Karabakh separatist crisis and in 1993–94 took part in peacekeeping in the former Yugoslavia as a United Nations Police staion commander. With Nick Fotion and Joanne Lekea he co-authored Terrorism: The new world Disorder (2007). Among his many publication there are monographs on the theories of Justic and normative problems of war. He is a board member of EuroISME and member of the judging panel of the EuroISME prize.

Joris D. Kila

served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Netherlands Army, now retired. As acting chairman of the cultural affairs department at the Civil-Military Co-operation Group North, he undertook several cultural rescue missions in Iraq and (North) Macedonia, as well as being a board member of the Rome-based World Association for the Protection of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage in Times of Armed Conflict. He was adviser of the Austrian Blue Shield and is Chairman of the International Military Cultural Resources Working Group, with cultural emergency missions to Egypt, Libya and Mali. A graduate of Leiden and Amsterdam universities, Kila has held posts at the University of Vienna’s Kompetenzzentrum Kulturelles Erbe und Kulturgüterschutz and as a senior researcher at the University of Amsterdam’s institute for history and culture and Community Fellow at the University of Chicago Cultural Policy Center. He is editor in chief of the series ‘Heritage and Identity’ of Brill academic publishers and author of many publications on cultural property protection in times of armed conflict. Joris has received the arca Award for Art Protection and Security in 2012, the Blue Shield ‘Preis’ 2012 for his book Heritage under Siege and the 2015 Kiley Award for the article ‘Military Involvement in Cultural Property Protection: An Overview’ in Joint Force Quarterly, jfq 74 in July 2014. The Military Writers Society of America awarded his book The Wicked Problem of Cultural Heritage and Conflict- Military involvement in the Protection and Devastation of Cultural Property, with a silver medal In 2018. He is co-author of the Appendix 6 to annex G to usafricom’s Theater Campaign Plan 2000–12 on Cultural Property Protection.

Evaggelia Kiosi

is a Lieutenant Colonel and serves as a Military Legal Advisor in the Legal Corps of the Hellenic Armed Forces. She is currently Head of the Department of International Law and International Agreements of the Legal Support Directorate of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff. She holds an number of degrees, namely Bachelor of Laws, M.Phil. in Ethical Philosophy, MA in European Policies on Youth, Education and Culture and an MA in International Relations and Security. She speaks Greek, English, Spanish and Italian.

Juha Mäkinen

is Professor of Military Pedagogy at the Department of Leadership and Military Pedagogy at the National Defence University of Finland. He is a Liutenant colonel (General Staff) and gained a doctorate Ph.D in Knowledge Science from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. He is currently Editor of Science and Weapons (Tiede ja Ase).

Edwin R. Micewski

As professor, Doctor and Brigadier (retired), Edwin is a social and political philosopher, founder and first director of the Institue for Humanities and Social Sciences at the National Defense Academy Vienna, Austria (2001–2007). He is lecturer in Austrian and a number of foreign universities and head of international conferences on topics of civil-military relations. He has numerous German and English publications on questions of political and moral philosophy, cultural affairs, (military) ethics, issues of security and defence policy as well as (military) leadership and education. His notable English publications are Conveying Ideas and Values in Education! Challenges in Teaching (Military) Ethics (2016); Moral Motivation of Defense Professionals – A Military-Philosophical Approach (2013); Cyber Warfare and Strategic Cultures – Information Technology and the Human Factor (2011); and Asymmetry and Western Society – Culture-Critical Reflections (2009).

Patrick Mileham

After commissioning from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Patrick served on operations in South Arabia (Aden) and Northern Ireland with the Royal Tank Regiment, and as a staff officer in the 2nd Armoured Division in Germany and thereafter in the United Kingdom until 1992. With an M.Phil in International Relations from Cambridge and a doctorate in Politics, he was a university Reader in Scotland until 2007. He has been a Visiting Fellow of both Royal United Services Institute and Chatham House while organizing Conferences on military ethics, and later at the UK Defence Academy. With numerous publications he has also conducted a number of studies for UK Defence and taken part in Defence Sector reforms in inter-alia, Ukraine and Colombia. He is on the Board of Directors of EuroISME.

Brian Orend

is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo in Canada. He is the author of eight books, including The Morality of War (Broadview, 2nd ed, 2013), and is best known for his work on post-war justice and human rights. Orend’s three most recent books are: an edited translation of, and volume on, Kant’s On Perpetual Peace, with extended Introduction and Commentary (Broadview, 2016); the updated second edition of his Introduction to International Studies (oup, 2018); and the monograph War and Political Theory (Polity, 2019) which contains perhaps the best thing he’s ever written on jus post bellum. Orend’s Ph.D is from Columbia University in New York City and has guest-lectured at each of the major US military academies; and he has also been Distinguished Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Lund University in Sweden.David RodinProfessor David Rodin is a leading expert on military ethics and organisational culture. He is Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict, and holds the post of Professor at the European University Institute in Florence, being also a Senior Research Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York. He is the recipient of the American Philosophical Association Sharp Prize, and the European Prize for Military Ethics.He has published widely in leading academic journals and his books include War and Self-Defense (oup 2002) and Just and Unjust Warriors (with Henry Shue, oup 2010).

Benoit Royal

was the Founder President of the European Chapter of the International Society for Military Ethics (Euro isme) from 2010 to 2019. A research fellow closely associated with professional ethics at the Research Centre, Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan School, General (ret) Royal accumulated significant command experience during his career. He spent more than ten years of his career working outside France: Germany, Polynesia, Reunion as well as the Ivory Coast, and he has completed several overseas courses (United Kingdom, Nepal, usa).General Royal is a graduate of the French War College and attended both the Centre for Higher Military Studies (chem) as well as the Institute for Higher Studies in National Defence (ihedn). He spent three years as the Head of Army Corporate Communications and then three years as the Deputy Director Army Recruiting, with three more. As Commandant of the School of French Artillery and Infantry. He is the author of numerous articles published in civilian and military periodicals, as well as several books, the most noted as translated into English, The Ethical Challenges of the Soldier – The French Experience.

Marie- des-Neiges Ruffo de Calabre

Marie gained her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Paris-Sorbonne University, (2016) with a dissertaition on ‘Problèmes éthiques posés par le remplacement de l’humain par des robots. Le cas des systèmes d’armes autonomes’. She is a Post-doctoral researcher at the Catholic University of Lille (France), Philosophy Lecturer at University of Namur (Belgium), Teacher at the Catholic Institute of Paris, and currently is an Associate researcher at crec Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan, France (current). She is the author of Itinéraire d’un robot tueur, Edition du Pommier, collection Essai, Paris, 2018, and co-edited the EuroISME book No. 4, Ethics in Counter-Terrorsim, Brill Nijhof 2018. In 2016–17 Marie gained the Scientific award from the ihedn (Institute of Higher National Defense Studies), Ph.D. category, Paris, France.

Srđan Starčević

is a major in the Serbian Armed Forces (saf). Born and educated in Belgrade (Serbia), he earned his BA degree at the Military Academy (2005), Master’s degree (2009) and Ph.D degree (2013) at the Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade. He was the Head of the Public Relations Group in the Office of the Chief of the Serbian Armed Forces General Staff (2011–2016). Today he teaches Sociology at the Military Academy in Belgrade as an Assistant Professor, with a publication of a monograph Political Meaning of the Victims of Revolutionary Terror (2018).

Dragan Stanar

is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of International Politics and Security where he teaches Ethics and an Adjunct Professor at the Military Academy of the Armed Forces of Serbia where he teaches Military Ethics. He received his Masters degree in Terrorism, Organized Crime and Security at the University of Belgrade, and his doctoral degree in philosophy (Military Ethics) at the Faculty of Philosophy. He earned his first officer rank of Lieutenant (Military Engineer) at the Military Academy in Belgrade as first in class. He is currently an officer of the Serbian Armed Forces in reserve. He has published a number of scientific papers in the field of military ethics, mostly regarding the Just War Theory and the Profession of Military Profession.

Johnny Stringer

is an Air Vice-Marshal, joining the Royal Air Force from Oxford in 1993. Flying Jaguars and Typhoons he flew operationally over the Former Yugoslavia and helped enforce the Northern Iraq No Fly Zone. From 2007 to 2009, Johnny commanded 29 Squadron, and became Deputy Chief of Staff at the UK Permanent Joint Headquarter. After further research at Oxford as a visiting Trenchard Fellow on the Oxford Changing Character of War programme, Johnny commanded raf Coningsby and its Typhoon Wing, supporting national and overseas operations, and displaying the historic Spitfire and Hurricane with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. After a tour at HQ Air Command, he commanded No. 83 Expeditionary Air Group as the UK Air Component Commander between October 2016–October 17, in charge of all national air operations in the fight against Daesh. He is currently Chief of Staff at pjhq.

Richard Sullivan

Professor Sullivan qualified in medicine and trained in surgery (urology), gaining his Ph.D from University College London. He currently studies complex health systems, particularly those impacted by conflict. He is Professor of Cancer and Global Health at King’s College London, Director of the Institute of Cancer Policy and co-Director of the Conflict and Health Research Group as well as Advisor to the who, civil-military advisor to Save the Children and a member of the National Cancer Grid of India. He was also clinical director of Cancer Research UK between 1999 and 2008 and currently co-leading on Cancer Care in Conflict.He is principle investigator for a wide range of research programmes from augmented and virtual reality in surgical training in hostile environments, through to political economy on cancer control plans. Richard has led five Lancet Oncology Commissions and worked on four others. His research teams have major programmess in capacity building in conflict medicine across the Middle East and North Africa (r4hc-mena.org), as well as studies of the basic package of health services in Afghanistan, public health impacts of explosive and toxic remnants of war, polio eradication and security in Pakistan, cimic in South Sudan, and use of intelligence in high security disease outbreaks. Richard has carried out many post- conflict reconstruction deployments for the UN, osceet al. He formally served with the British Army’s Intelligence and Security Group (Volunteers) and other units, and worked in bio-weapon counter-proliferation.

Rodrigo Uprimny Yepes

is a lawyer, with a Master’s (dea) in Socioeconomics of Development from Université Paris 1 (iedes), Master’s (dsu) in Sociology of Law from Université Paris, and Ph.D in Economics from Université Amiens Picardie. He is a Professor Emeritus at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, a Member of the United Nations escr Committee, 2018–2021 and Founding partner and researcher at Dejusticia, an action-research centre for legal and social studies. His areas of interest are especially escr, transitional justice, judicial systems and drug policy. He has published several books and articles on these issues, as author or co-author.

Jan Peter van Bruggen

has been a chaplain for the Royal Dutch Navy since 2000. He is currently working on a Ph.D. project on ‘The Moral Responsibility of Dutch Soldiers: Experience of military men and women deployed in Afghanistan 2006–2010’. He is co-editor of three volumes on Moral Education and the Chaplaincy (published by Budel, Damon 2012–2016) and has written on ‘The Moral Responsibility of the Soldier and Just War Theory’ in A.L.Th. de Bruijne and G.C. den Hertog, ‘The Present “Just Peace/Just War” Debate’ (Beihefte zur Oekumenischen Rundschau, Leipzig, Evangelische Veranstalt’ 2018). He is currently serving in Curaçao.

Dennis Vincent

is a retired Lieutenant Colonel who served in the British Army for 28 year, gaining the award mbe (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for Military Aid to the Civil Community. His operational experience was in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2012. He gained msc in Leadership and MA in Defence Studies on Just War Future. He is currently Deputy Head in the Communication and Applied Behavioural Science Department at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, teaching on both the Postgraduate and Undergraduate syllabuses, including Defence Diplomacy, leadership and training management. He has served on the Military Judgement Panel, advising on military Ethics, as well as publishing a number of papers on Ethics and Leadership.

David Whetham

is Professor of Ethics and the Military Profession in the Defence Studies Department of King’s College London. Director of the King’s Centre for Military Ethics, he delivers or coordinates the military ethics component of courses for between two and three thousand British and international officers a year at the UK’s Joint Services Command and Staff College. He has held Visiting Fellowships at the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, Annapolis, the Centre for Defence Leadership and Ethics at the Australian Defence College in Canberra and at the University of Glasgow. He was a Mid Career Fellow at the British Academy in 2017–18 and is currently a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales. Publications include Ethics, Law and Military Operations (Palgrave, 2010), Just Wars and Moral Victories (Brill 2009) and, with Andrea Ellner & Paul Robinson (Eds), When Soldiers Say No: Selective Conscientious Objection in the Modern Military (Ashgate, 2014). He is co-editor of the Howgate book, 2019, Military Virtues. David is the Vice President of the European Chapter of the International Society for Military Ethics (Euro isme).

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