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Bradley J. "BJ" Strawser
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Mail Code: DA
Department of Defense Analysis
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2440
Email: bjstrawser (at)
PhD - University of Connecticut, 2012
MA - University of Connecticut, 2006
BS - University of Northern Colorado, 2001
  • 2012-present: Assistant Professor in the Department of Defense Analysis
  • 2011-2012: Resident Research Fellow, Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, Annapolis, MD
  • 2008-2011: Philosophy Instructor, University of Connecticut
  • 2006-2008: Philosophy Instructor, U.S. Air Force Academy
  • Ethics, Just War Theory, Military Ethics, New and Emerging Military Technology, Logic
  • Ethics, Just War Theory, Applied Ethics, Political Philosophy, Metaphysics
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • The Bounds of Defense: Killing, Moral Responsibility, and War (Oxford University Press, under contract, forthcoming).
  • Outsourcing Duty: The Moral Exploitation of the Citizen-Soldier, with Michael Robillard (Oxford University Press, under contract, forthcoming).
  • Who Should Die? The Ethics of Killing in War, with Ryan Jenkins and Michael Robillard (Oxford University Press, in press, forthcoming).
  • Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare, with Adam Henschke and Fritz Allhoff (Oxford University Press, 2016).
  • Killing bin Laden: A Moral Analysis (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
  • Responsibilities to Protect: Perspectives in Theory and Practice, with David Whetham (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2015).
  • Military Ethics and Emerging Technologies, with Timothy J. Demy and George R. Lucas (Routledge, 2014).
  • Opposing Perspectives on the Drone Debate (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
  • Killing By Remote Control: The Ethics of an Unmanned Military (Oxford University Press, May 2012).

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