George R. Lucas, Jr.

George R. Lucas, Jr., recently retired from the Distinguished Chair in Ethics in the Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the U.S. Naval Academy, is currently a professor of ethics and public policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He has taught at Georgetown University, Emory University, Randolph-Macon College, the French Military Academy (Saint-Cyr), and the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium.

His main areas of interest are applied moral philosophy and military ethics, and he has written on such topics as irregular and hybrid warfare, cyber conflict, military and professional ethics, and ethical challenges of emerging military technologies. His most recent book is Anthropologists in Arms: The Ethics of Military Anthropology (2009), and he has a commissioned work on military ethics in preparation for Oxford University Press, and is currently editing The Routledge Handbook on Military Ethics for publication in 2015.