Timothy J. Demy, Ph.D.

Professor College of Leadership and Ethics
Cmdr., U.S. Navy, Retired
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Raised in Ft. Worth, Texas and served as a Navy chaplain with the U.S. Navy, United States Marine Corps, and United States Coast Guard.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ethics
  • International Relations
  • Leadership


Ph.D., Salve Regina University, Humanities

M.A., Salve Regina University, Humanities

Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary, Historical Theology

Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, Historical Theology

M.St. University of Cambridge, International Relations

M.A. U.S. Naval War College, National Security and Strategic Studies

M.A The University of Texas at Arlington, European History

B.A. Texas Christian University, History

Related Credentials

Academic Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (Center for Neurotechnology Studies, and Program in History, Social and Strategic Studies), 2010-present

U.S. Adviser for International Network for the Study of War and Religion in the Modern World

Research Contributions and Publications

Naval Leadership Ethics, editor, U.S. Naval Institute Press

Wars of Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict (3 vol.)
Co-editor, ABC-CLIO Publishers

Ethics and Emerging Military Technology
Co-editor, Routledge

War, Peace, and Christianity: Questions and Answers from a Just-War Perspective
Co-author, Crossway

Landscapes of Destruction: Paul Nash's Art and the Geography of the Western Front in War and Geography: The Spatiality of Organized Mass Violence
Ferdinand Schoningh Publishers

How Should This Conflict End? Implications of the End of Armed Conflict for the Decision to Use Military Force and for the Conduct of the Use of Such Force, in Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethics

American Military Chaplains and the First World War in American Churches and the First World War
Wipf & Stock

War in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics
Oxford University Press

Just War and the Spanish-American War in America's Wars: A Just War Perspective
University of Notre Dame Press

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