A Rhodes Scholar from New Zealand, David has a B.Phil. and D.Phil. from Oxford University. He was previously Senior Research Fellow at the Australian National University. He was the inaugural Director of Research at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, and a founding member of the Oxford Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War. His research interests include war and international conflict; terrorism and asymmetric war; torture; business ethics and international justice.
David has a busy teaching and consulting schedule and is a regular lecturer at the UK Joint Services Command and Staff College where he provides ethics training for senior officers up to the rank of two-star General.
He has worked as consultant and advisor to NATO, UNESCO, ICRC, the European Science Foundation, the British Military and MOD, Norwegian State Pension Fund, Oxford Analytica.
The 2012 Golo Mann lecture by David Rodin is sponsored by the Family of Benjamin Z. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies at CMC.