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Shannon Brandt Ford

Shannon is completing his doctorate in Politics and International Relations at the National Security College, ANU. His dissertation is titled ‘Security Institutions, Use of Force and the State: A Moral Framework. Shannon Brandt Ford is also a Lecturer in Intelligence and Security Studies with the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University (CSU) and a Foundation Director for the Asia Pacific Chapter of the International Society for Military Ethics. Before starting his academic career, Shannon spent ten years as a Defence Strategist and Intelligence Analyst (1999-2009). This included working in the Strategic Policy Division, the Defence Intelligence Organisation, and the Information Strategy and Futures Branch.

Shannon was previously a Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, CSU, where he was Chief Investigator for a research project on the ethics of cybersecurity (2013-2014). Before that, he worked as a Research Fellow on an Australian Research Council-funded project: ‘Police Leadership in the 21st Century’ (2010-2011).

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