Dr David Whetham joined the Defence Studies Department of King’s College London in 2003. The Defence Studies Department is based at the Joint Services Command and Staff College in the UK Defence Academy where it provides academic support for, amongst others, the Intermediate, Advanced and Higher Staff Courses for British and international officers from the rank of Major up to full Colonel. David initially took a degree in Philosophy at the London School of Economics and went on to take a Masters Degree in War Studies at King's College London. After some time spent traveling around the Great Lakes region of Africa, David returned to King's to take a PhD in War Studies. Before joining King’s as a lecturer, David spent a year as a researcher for BBC History and worked with the OSCE in Kosovo, supporting the 2001 and 2002 elections. David’s main research interest is focused on the ethical dimensions of warfare and the development of the laws of war.

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