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CONTRIBUTORS David Crocker is senior research scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy and the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. Crocker specializes in sociopolitical philosophy, international development ethics, transitional justice, democracy and democratization, and the ethics of consumption. In May 2009, he shared with Herman Daly the school’s award for outstanding faculty member. After three degrees from Yale University (MDiv., MA, and PhD), Crocker taught philosophy for twenty-five years at Colorado State University. He was a visiting professor at the University of Munich, twice a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Costa Rica, held the UNESCO chair in development at the University of Valencia (Spain), and taught in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Chile. He has been an officer of the Human Development and Capability Association and was a founder and former president of the International Development Ethics Association (IDEA). Among his publications are Ethics of Global Development: Agency, Capability , and Deliberative Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2008). Jean Bethke Elshtain is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics, Divinity School, the University of Chicago, with appointments in political science and the Committee on International Relations and holder of the Leavey Chair in the Foundations of American Freedom, Georgetown University. Among her many books are Democracy on Trial (a New York Times notable book for 1995); Just War against Terror: The Burden of American Power in a Violent World (named one of the best nonfiction books of 2003 by Publishers Weekly); 231 232 contributors and Sovereignty: God, State, and Self (her Gifford Lectures, published 2008); all are published by Basic Books. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Guggenheim fellow, a fellow at the Bellagio Center of the Rockefeller Foundation, holder of the Maguire Chair in Ethics at the Library of Congress, and a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, where she also served on the board of trustees. Professor Elshtain also currently serves as cochair of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, and chair of the Council on Families in America. Mark Evans is reader in politics in the Centre for the Study of Culture and Politics, and director of the Graduate Centre in the School of Arts and Humanities at Swansea University. He is the author of numerous articles on just war theory and other topics in contemporary political philosophy , and the editor of The Edinburgh Companion to Contemporary Liberalism (Routledge, 2001) and Just War Theory: A Reappraisal (Macmillan , 2005). He is currently writing a book-length analysis of jus post bellum. James Turner Johnson is professor of religion and associate of the graduate program in political science at Rutgers–The State University of New Jersey, where he has been on the faculty since 1969. His research and teaching focus principally on the historical development and application of moral traditions related to war, peace, and the practice of statecraft. Johnson has received Rockefeller, Guggenheim, and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships and various other research grants and has directed two NEH summer seminars for college teachers. His most recent books are The War to Oust Saddam Hussein (Rowman & Little field, 2005), Morality and Contemporary Warfare (Yale, 1999), and The Holy War Idea in Western and Islamic Tradition (Penn State, 1997). Johnson is a trustee, editorial board member, and former general editor of The Journal of Religious Ethics, coeditor of The Journal of Military Ethics, and a member of professional societies in the fields of religion and political science. He has lectured to academic, military, and general audiences in the United States and abroad. contributors 233 George R. Lucas Jr. is professor of philosophy at the US Naval Academy, where he holds the Class of 1984 Distinguished Chair in Ethics at the VADM James Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership. He is also professor of ethics and public policy at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey , CA. His most recent book is Anthropologists in Arms: The Ethics of Military Anthropology (AltaMira Press, 2009). Brian Orend is the director of international studies and global engagement and a professor of philosophy at the University of Waterloo in Canada. He is the author of five books: On War: A Dialogue (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009); The Morality of War (Broadview, 2006); Human Rights: Concept and Context (Broadview, 2002); Michael Walzer on War and Justice (McGill-Queens University Press, 2000); and War and International Justice : A Kantian Perspective (Wilfrid Laurier...


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