Seumas Miller is Professor of Philosophy at Charles Sturt University and the Australian National University (joint position), Foundation Professor of Philosophy at Charles Sturt University (1994- ), and Foundation Director of the Centre for Applied Ethics and Public Ethics (CAPPE): An Australian Research Council funded Special Research Centre (2000-2007). He was Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Charles Sturt University 1994-1999. His extensive publications include writings on social action and institutions, terrorism, and police ethics, including Social Action: A Teleological Account (Cambridge University Press, 2001) and Ethical Issue in Policing (with John Blackler) (Ashgate, 2006). His latest book is Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy (Blackwell, 2008)). He has also been awarded numerous competitive grants and consultancies.