Adam Gastineau (MA(PAE), MPhil) is a part-time PhD candidate in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. His research focuses on the norms of information warfare: specifically, the obligations of private parties (individuals and groups) in mitigating the effects of mis/disinformation campaigns in democratic societies.
Prior to enrolling in the HDR program at UNSW Canberra, Adam was a research student at the Australian National University whose work focused on the parameters of the legitimate use of force by police and military organisations in grey-zone conflict. He received his MA in Professional and Applied Ethics (PAE) through the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics in 2011 and his MPhil through the Centre for Moral, Social and Political Theory in 2016. He also worked as a teaching assistant and adjunct lecturer at UNSW Canberra from 2011-2019, teaching courses in Military Ethics, International Humanitarian Law and International Politics and the Ethics of War.