Dr Deane-Peter Baker
Senior Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Deane-Peter Baker is a a Senior Visiting Research Fellow in the Kings College London Centre for Military Ethics. His work focuses mainly on the ethics of armed conflict.
Dr Baker is also an Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Science at UNSW Canberra, where he is co-Convenor (with Professor David Kilcullen) of the UNSW Canberra Future Operations Research Group, and Director/’Grand Warlock’ of MERLIN (the Military Ethics Research Lab and Innovation Network).
- Military ethics
- Special operations
- Autonomous weapons
- The Ethics of Special Ops: Raids, Recoveries, Reconnaissance, and Rebels (co-author with Roger Herbert and David Whetham, Cambridge University Press 2023) https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/ethics-of-special-ops/5660D330AF5C22E65954DF47C0E91B72
- Should we Ban Killer Robots? (Polity Press, 2022) https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Should+We+Ban+Killer+Robots%3F-p-9781509548521
- Morality and Ethics at War: Bridging the Gaps between the Soldier and the State (Bloomsbury Academic, 2020) https://www.bloomsbury.com/au/morality-and-ethics-at-war-9781350104556/
- Key Concepts in Military Ethics (ed., UNSW Press 2015) Key Concepts in Military Ethics | UNSW Press