Non-Residential Visiting Fellow, Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace
Dave Barnes is Professor, United States Military Academy (USMA) and Deputy Head of the Department of English and Philosophy, West Point, NY. He concurrently serves as the Chief AI Ethics Officer for the US Army’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task Force, advising the Army on incorporating ethics, law, and policy into Army AI design, development, testing, and employment, and in this capacity has provided assistance to the Joint AI Center(JAIC), Defense Innovation Board (DIB), National Security Commission on AI, OSD Autonomy Community of Interest, and others. His research interests include normative and applied ethics, especially the ethics of war and the ethics of emerging technology. He is a DARPA Senior AI Ethics Advisor and a Senior Advisor for the JAIC Responsible AI Subcommittee. He is a member of the Editorial Boards for The Journal of Military Ethics and AI and Ethics, and he serves on the Board of Directors for the International Society for Military Ethics (ISME). He is the author of The Ethics of Military Privatization: The US Armed Contractor Phenomenon.