Stephen Coleman

Stephen Coleman

In examining the ethics of force multiplier technology, Stephen Coleman is bettering our understanding of the conduct of conflict and what non-lethal weaponry can mean.


Why you should listen to him

Dr. Stephen Coleman is Senior Lecturer in Ethics and Leadership and Vincent Fairfax Foundation Fellow in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UNSW@ADFA.

He works in a diverse range of areas in applied ethics, including military ethics, police ethics, medical ethics, and the practical applications of human rights. He has published and presented in various forms in Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Hong Kong.

He recently spent an academic year as the Resident Fellow at the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the United States Naval Academy, where he was part of a large research project examining the ethical implications of various new and developing military technologies and helped to brief the Department of Defense, the US Congress and the White House on these issues.

He has worked as a consultant for the Australian Defence Force, Food Standards Australia, the Victorian Police and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation.

His new book on Military Ethics will be published by Oxford University Press in 2012.

He can also make balloon and origami animals, juggle, breathe fire and ride a unicycle, though not all at the same time.

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