Timothy J. Demy is Associate Professor of Military Ethics U.S. Naval War College, Newport, R.I. Prior to his faculty appointment at the War College, he served as a Navy chaplain for 27 years holding assignments afloat and ashore with the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.
After receiving his undergraduate education at Texas Christian University (B.A.), he earned the Th.M. and Th.D. in historical theology from Dallas Theological Seminary and the Ph.D. in Humanities and Technology from Salve Regina University. He also completed several other graduate degrees, among them the M.St. in international relations from the University of Cambridge, the M.A. in European history from the University of Texas at Arlington, and the M.A. in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College (President’s Honor Graduate).
Prof. Demy has authored and edited more than twenty books on ethics, theology, and current issues and also contributed to numerous journals and encyclopedias. His most recent volume (co-author J. Daryl Charles) is War, Peace, and Christianity: Questions and Answers from a Just-War Perspective. He has published and spoken nationally and internationally on religiously motivated terrorism and the role of religion in international relations. He also serves as the American managing editor of the international Journal of Military Ethics.
His current research interests and projects include: ethics and UAVs, religion and armed groups, religion in the Roman Army, Churchill and military ethics, and war in the experience and thought of C. S. Lewis. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the International Churchill Society, the International Society of Military Ethics, the Society for Military History, the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Evangelical Theological Society.