New America, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank and civic enterprise, recently named Assistant Professor of Philosophy Dr. Jesse L. Kirkpatrick a fellow in its International Security Program. There, he will contribute his research on the ethics of peace and security to policy makers to further conversations surrounding homegrown American terrorism, the development and nature of ISIS’ networks in the West, the influence of drone technology on warfare, as well other profound changes in warfare formed by new technology and societal changes.
Dr. Kirkpatrick specializes in political philosophy, moral philosophy, the ethics of peace and war, and human rights. He serves as the assistant director for Mason’s Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, the oldest research institute in the United States that provides expertise on pressing issues in public policy, including climate change and environmental policy, peace and security, well-being and welfare, bioethics and emerging technologies, and global demands for justice.
Learn more about New America’s mission or its International Security program: www.newamerica.org/international-security
Check out Mason’s Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy: ippp.gmu.edu
July 23, 2018