Heather M. Roff Perkins
PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder
Visiting Associate Professor of Security Studies at Josef Korbel School of International
Studies (2012-2013); Research Associate for Eisenhower Center for Space and Defense
Studies at the United States Air Force Academy (2011-present); Assistant Professor
of Political Science at the University of Waterloo, (2011-2012); Instructor at United
States Air Force Academy (2011); Instructor, University of Colorado at Boulder (2007-2010).
Her publications include: Global Justice, Kant and the Responsibility to Protect: A Provisional Duty (Routeledge Press, forthcoming 2013). “Response to Pattison: Whose Responsibility
to Protect?,” Journal of Military Ethics, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2009. Kantian Provisional Duties” Jahrbuch für Recht und Ethik/Annual Review for Law and Ethics, Vol. 18 (2010). “A Provisional Duty to Intervene” Global Responsibility to Protect, Vol. 3 (2011). “What Ethical Complexities do Humanitarian Actors Face?” in Negotiating Relief: The Dialectics of Humanitarian Space, ed. Michele Acuto, (Hurst & Co./Columbia University Press, 2012). “Killing in
War: Responsibility, Liability and Lethal Autonomous Robots” in Not Just Wars Eds. Adam Henschke, Nick Evans and Fritz Allhoff (Routledge Press, forthcoming 2013).
She also has written op-ed pieces for the Globe and Mail, the National Post, and blogs for the Huffington Post.
Research and Expertise:
International Ethics/Global Ethics; Law and Ethics of Emerging Military Technologies;
Just War Theory; International Humanitarian Law; Kant’s political and moral philosophy;
Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect Doctrine; ethics of lethal
autonomous weapons; ethics of cyber warfare; Global justice and International Institutions;
INTS 4700 – American Foreign Policy