Join us for a discussion about ethics and the military with Martin L. Cook, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Air Force Academy.
Prior to joining the US Air Force Academy, Professor Cook was Admiral James B. Stockdale Professor of Professional Military Ethics at the College of Operational and Strategic Leadership at the US Naval War College.
Cook was previously a professor of philosophy and deputy department head at the Philosophy Department of the US Air Force Academy from 2004 to 2009. He was also a professor of ethics at the US Army War College from 1998 to 2003, and the Elihu Root Chair of Military Studies in 2000.
In addition, Cook was assistant professor from 1982 to 1988 and associate professor from 1988 to 1998 at the Department of Religious Studies at the Santa Clara University. He has also been an adjunct professor at Dickinson College and Fuller Theological Seminary; visiting professor at the College of William and Mary; and a teaching assistant at The University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
Cook serves on the editorial boards of Parameters, the scholarly journal of the Army War College, and the Journal of Military Ethics. He is the author of The Moral Warrior: Ethics and Service in the U.S. Military and Issues in Military Ethics: To Support and Defend the Constitution, and numerous scholarly articles and book reviews.