Adam Henschke

Dr Adam Henschke is a Senior Lecturer and Graduate Convenor at the ANU National Security College and a research fellow with Delft University of Technology (Netherlands).  An applied ethicist, working on areas that cross over between ethics, technology and security, his research concerns ethical and philosophical analyses of information technology and its uses, military ethics, and on relations between ethics and national security. He has published on surveillance, emerging military technologies and intelligence and cyberspace. He is also interested in moral psychology, experimental philosophy and their relations to decision making and policy development.

Dr Henschke is the secretary of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the International Society of Military Ethics and was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong. In 2012, he received a Brocher Foundation Research Fellowship (Geneva, Switzerland) to look at the ethical, legal and social implications of ‘Open Health’ technologies and programs. He is currently working on an ARC Discovery Grant into ‘Intelligence and national security: ethics, efficacy and accountability’.