David Rodin

Principia; Oxford University; Global Ethics Fellow Alumnus; Member of "Ethics & International Affairs" Editorial Board

David Rodin is founder and CEO of Principia and co-director of the Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict at the University of Oxford. He was previously a senior fellow at Carnegie Council.

Rodin's publications include War and Self-Defense (OUP 2002), which was awarded the American Philosophical Association Sharp Prize, articles in leading philosophy and law journals and a number of edited books.

A Rhodes Scholar from New Zealand, Rodin has a B.Phil. and D.Phil in philosophy 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.

Rodin 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 also worked in the private sector as a senior associate with the Boston Consulting Group.

In 2011 he was honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Last Updated: September 30, 2020