Dr. Martin L. Cook of the Naval War College addresses the question, “Ethics and the Changing Nature of War” in February 2014 on the Davidson College campus. This forum is funded by the Richard Davoud Donchian Foundation as part of a lecture series on Ethics in Professional Life, hosted by the Vann Center for Ethics.
Dr. Martin L. Cook is the Admiral James Bond Stockdale Professor of Professional Military Ethics at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He previously served as Professor of Philosophy at the Air Force Academy, Professor of Ethics and Elihu Root Chair of Military Studies at the Army War College, and a tenured member of the Religion faculty at Santa Clara University. He has also taught at St. Xavier University, Gustavus Adolphus College, The College of William and Mary, and the Graduate Institute of St. John’s College, and has lectured on military ethics in the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, France, The Netherlands, Hong Kong, and Norway.