Brian Orend is director of international studies, and a professor of philosophy, at the University of Waterloo in Canada.
His Ph.D. is from Columbia University in New York City. He is the author of four books and dozens of articles, both scholarly and popular.
An active public speaker, he addresses conferences, media and audiences around the world on his two major areas of research: war and peace; and human rights. He also consults with firms and governments on business and professional ethics. He has outside work experience in intellectual property law on Bay St., as well as president of LIB Publishing Inc.