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Image for McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 7 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. George Lucas, Dr. Jens David Ohlin - Ethics, Cyber Operations and Election Manipulation
McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 7 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. George Lucas, Dr. Jens David Ohlin - Ethics, Cyber Operations and Election Manipulation
The seventh panel of the 2021 McCain Conference explored the ethics of two specific and often related activities in the grey zone: cyber operations and election manipulation.  Dr Lucas is professor of ethics emeritus... Read more
Image for McCain Conference, Day 6: Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Tami Meisels, Dr. Michael Gross - Ethics in the Grey Zone - Hostage Taking and Media Warfare
McCain Conference, Day 6: Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Tami Meisels, Dr. Michael Gross - Ethics in the Grey Zone - Hostage Taking and Media Warfare
Day five, we explored broad frameworks for ethically assessing responses in the grey zone.  Today we apply those frameworks to two specific grey zone activities--hostage taking and media warfare.  We’re lucky... Read more
Image for McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 5 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Helen Frowe - The Ethics of Grey Zone Operations
McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 5 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Helen Frowe - The Ethics of Grey Zone Operations
 On its fifth day, the McCain Conference focus shifted from spying to grey zone operations.  Like spying, limited lethal and sublethal interstate competition occurring in a “grey zone”... Read more
Image for McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 4 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Sir David Omand, Mr. Mitt Regan - The Ethics of Human Intelligence Collection
McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 4 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Sir David Omand, Mr. Mitt Regan - The Ethics of Human Intelligence Collection
On the final day of exploring the ethics of spying, the 2021 McCain Conference focused on ethical permissions and prohibitions that apply to human intelligence collection (HUMINT) and to covert... Read more
Image for McCain Virtual Conference, Day 3 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Tony Pfaff, Dr. David Luban - The Ethics of Intelligence Gathering
McCain Virtual Conference, Day 3 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Tony Pfaff, Dr. David Luban - The Ethics of Intelligence Gathering
  Although thought about the justice of warfare is highly developed, justifications for defending and obtaining secrets—activities that can involve serious harms—are relatively recent and... Read more
Image for McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 2 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Cecile Fabre and Dr. Michael Skerker - The Ethics of Espionage
McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 2 - Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Cecile Fabre and Dr. Michael Skerker - The Ethics of Espionage
  Although thought about the justice of warfare is highly developed, justifications for defending and obtaining secrets—activities that can involve serious harms—are relatively recent and... Read more
Image for Dr. Jessica M. Mohler, "Athletic and Military Performance - A Neurocognitive Perspective on Success."
Dr. Jessica M. Mohler, "Athletic and Military Performance - A Neurocognitive Perspective on Success."
 This presentation is part of the 'Brain Science and Effective Leadership Series,' hosted by the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership. Dr. Jess Mohler from the USNA Midshipmen Development Center discusses "Athletic... Read more
Image for McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 1 - Michael Morell, Mitt Regan, The Ethics of Intelligence Operations
McCain Virtual Conference 2021, Day 1 - Michael Morell, Mitt Regan, The Ethics of Intelligence Operations
 Although thought about the justice of warfare is highly developed, ethical analyses of intelligence operations—which can involve lying, manipulation, coercion, stealing and even killing—are relatively... Read more
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Stockdale Fellow to join Alden March Bioethics Institute
Dr. Pierce Randall, a Stockdale Center Resident Fellow, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship at the Alden March Bioethics Institute (AMBI) at Albany Medical College. After receiving his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of... Read more
Image for USNA Brain Science & Effective Leadership Speaker Series - Prof James Giordano - 'HOPE' for a Super Sailor?
USNA Brain Science & Effective Leadership Speaker Series - Prof James Giordano - 'HOPE' for a Super Sailor?
 This presentation is part of the 'Brain Science and Effective Leadership Series,' hosted by the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership. Dr. Girordano is with the Georgetown University Departments of Neurology and... Read more
Image for Trailer: 'POW' - Preview of Documentary in Production
Trailer: 'POW' - Preview of Documentary in Production
This is a trailer for a forthcoming documentary film presently in production by 3 Penny Films, and sponsored by the Stockdale Center, thanks to the generosity of our donors, in particular, the class of 1964. We should be proud that... Read more
Image for Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Peter Berkowitz and Dr. Patrick Deneen - "Liberal Democracy: Fatally Flawed or Merely Challenged?"
Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Peter Berkowitz and Dr. Patrick Deneen - "Liberal Democracy: Fatally Flawed or Merely Challenged?"
Are liberal democracies fatally flawed or merely challenged? An online discussion with two renowned scholars: Patrick Deneen, University of Notre Dame, author of "Why Liberalism Failed" and Peter Berkowitz, Stanford University,... Read more
Image for Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Francis Fukuyama and Dr. Bill Galston - "The Future of Liberal Democracy"
Dr. Ed Barrett, Dr. Francis Fukuyama and Dr. Bill Galston - "The Future of Liberal Democracy"
What problems are undermining liberal democracies, what are their causes, and what can be done? A virtual discussion. Dr Ed Barret is joined by Dr. Francis Fukuyama, Stanford University, author of Identity: The Demand for Dignity and... Read more
Image for Dr. Ed Barrett, John Ikenberry and John Mearshimer - "The Future of the Liberal International Order"
Dr. Ed Barrett, John Ikenberry and John Mearshimer - "The Future of the Liberal International Order"
  Dr. Edward T. Barrett, the Dean of Research and Director of the Office of Research and Scholarship at the US Naval Academy's Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership,  was recently joined by... Read more
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In Memoriam - Mr. Howard Pinskey
  A tremendous friend, both to the Academy, and the Stockdale Center, Howard Pinskey, the class of 1962, was a kind caring man. Center alum Marge Bem put it best. She and Howard went back to her days working at his much loved... Read more
Image for In Memoriam - Professor Deborah L. Rhode
In Memoriam - Professor Deborah L. Rhode
  We are sad to announce the untimely passing of Professor Deborah L. Rhode, one of the world’s most admired ethics scholars. Professor Rhode, who held a chair at Stanford Law School, was a true giant in the fields of... Read more
Image for Podcast Premier: The Bill of Rights and the UCMJ
Podcast Premier: The Bill of Rights and the UCMJ
  Announcing a New Podcast Series from the Stockdale Center: The Bill of Rights and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. What is the connection between the Uniform Code of Military Justice and the U.S. Constitution with... Read more
Image for Dr Roger Herbert guest of The Department of War Studies, King's College London
Dr Roger Herbert guest of The Department of War Studies, King's College London
  Dr. Roger Herbert, Distinguished Military Professor of Ethics, and NE 203 Course Director, takes part in a panel discussion consequent upon the publication of the Brereton report in Australia. That report is a... Read more
Image for Dr Jeanine Stewart of the Neuro Leadership Institute - SCARF
Dr Jeanine Stewart of the Neuro Leadership Institute - SCARF
 This presentation is part of the 'Brain Science and Effective Leadership Series,' hosted by the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership. Dr. Jeanine Stewart of the Neuro-Leadership Institute... Read more
Image for Dr. James Giordano: Battlescape Brain: Military and Intelligence Use of Neurocognitive Science
Dr. James Giordano: Battlescape Brain: Military and Intelligence Use of Neurocognitive Science
 This presentation is part of the 'Brain Science and Effective Leadership Series,' hosted by the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership. Dr. Girordano is with the Georgetown University Departments of Neurology and... Read more
Image for Through the Camera Lens: Sharing the Story of the US Military. Produced by the US Naval Institute and the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership.
Through the Camera Lens: Sharing the Story of the US Military. Produced by the US Naval Institute and the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership.
Panel Discussion - From Script to Screen: The Partnership Between Hollywood and the DoD Throughout its history, Hollywood has partnered with the U.S. military to obtain—at little or no cost—personnel, equipment, and... Read more
Image for Stockdale Center discussion on 75th anniversary of atomic bombing of Hiroshima/Nagasaki
Stockdale Center discussion on 75th anniversary of atomic bombing of Hiroshima/Nagasaki
Marking the 75th anniversary of these two historic events, our speakers offer their analyses followed by questions from midshipmen. Dr. David Luban, professor of law and philosophy at Georgetown Law, and the Distinguished Chair of... Read more
Image for Senior Stockdale Center Fellow, Dr. George Lucas, Lecture: "Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century: Moving Beyond Clausewitz"
Senior Stockdale Center Fellow, Dr. George Lucas, Lecture: "Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century: Moving Beyond Clausewitz"
  From the Naval War College "Lecture of Opportunity" series, Stockdale Center Senior Fellow, Dr. Dr. George R. Lucas, Jr. talks about his book 'Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century: Moving Beyond... Read more
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Summer Leadership Book Club Launch
This summer the Naval Academy's Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership launched a "Leadership Book Club," a program aimed at encouraging lifetime habits of reading texts on military leadership. The program arose during  a... Read more
Image for Dr. Ed Barrett guest on Military.com podcast
Dr. Ed Barrett guest on Military.com podcast
  Dr. Edward T. Barrett is the Dean of Research and Director of the Office of Research and Scholarship at the US Naval Academy's Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership and an ethics professor in the... Read more
Image for Fall 2020 Stockdale Center Newsletter
Fall 2020 Stockdale Center Newsletter
In this issue: Midshipmen authors of outstanding ethics essays and the Admiral Charles Larson Ethical Leadership Award for outstanding faculty and staff winner are honored. Mr. Brad Snyder describes a yearlong journey from IED injury to... Read more
Image for Leadership Talk with USNA and Penn State Soccer
Leadership Talk with USNA and Penn State Soccer
   The Stockdale Center's own Lieutenant General John Wissler and Major Ryan Curry, spoke to the USNA Mens Soccer team as part of their preseason preparations for the upcoming season.  As a part of the outward... Read more
Image for Gold-Medalist Paralympic Swimmer Discusses Triumph Over Adversity
Gold-Medalist Paralympic Swimmer Discusses Triumph Over Adversity
Brad Snyder, a gold-medalist Paralympic swimmer, was the featured speaker for the Stockdale Center’s Volgenau Honor, Courage, and Commitment Luncheon on 17 October. He shared his perspective of triumph over adversity. LT Brad... Read more
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