Allen Buchanan is the James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy, and investigator, Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University. He is also a distinguished research associate at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford.

Buchanan’s research is in political philosophy, with a focus on international issues, and bioethics, with a focus on the ethics of genetic interventions with human beings. He is the author of Marx and Justice: Radical Critique of Liberalism (1982); Ethics, Efficiency, and the Market (1985); Secession: The Morality of Political Divorce From Fort Sumter to Lithuania and Quebec (1991); Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law (2003); and Human Rights, Legitimacy and the Use of Force (2010).

He is also coauthor (with Dan W. Brock) of Deciding for Others: The Ethics of Surrogate Decision Making (1989) and (with Dan W. Brock, Norman Daniels, and Daniel Wikler) of From Chance to Choice(1999).
Buchanan serves on the editorial advisory board of the Council’s journal, Ethics & International Affairs. 


Robert O. Keohane is professor of international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. He is the author of After Hegemony: Cooperation and Discord in the World Economy (2005 [1984]) and Power and Governance in a Partially Globalized World (2002). He is the coauthor, with Joseph S. Nye Jr., of Power and Interdependence (third edition, 2001) and, with Gary King and Sidney Verba, Designing Social Inquiry (1994). He recently published Anti-Americanisms in World Politics (edited with Peter J. Katzenstein, 2007).

Keohane has served as the editor of the journal International Organization and is a past president of the American Political Science Association and the International Studies Association. He won the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, 1989, and the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science.