David William Archard
DOB : 19.1.1951
1969-1972, Open Scholarship, Corpus Christi College, Oxford: B.A. Hons (Oxon), Politics and Philosophy, 1972;
1972-1976, London School of Economics and Political Science: Ph.D. (London), 1976.
January 1976 - September 1995: Lecturer (then Senior Lecturer), Ulster Polytechnic (University of Ulster 1984 -).
September 1995 – August 2003: Reader in Moral Philosophy, University of St. Andrews.
September 2003 – May 2012: Professor of Philosophy & Public Policy, University of Lancaster
June 2012 – January 2018: Professor of Philosophy, Queen’s University, Belfast
January 2018 – present: Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Queen’s University, Belfast
Editorial & Management Boards, Peer Reviewed Philosophy Journals
Member of the editorial boards of:
Res Publica, A Journal of Legal and Social Philosophy 1995 - present
Philosophical Quarterly 1995 – 2003
Journal of Applied Philosophy 1999 - present
Contemporary Political Theory 2002 - present
Reviews Editor of Philosophical Quarterly, June 1998 - June 2000.
Executive Editor of Philosophical Quarterly, January 2002 – July 2003
Chair, Management Committee, Journal of Applied Philosophy 2007 – 2011
Deputy Director, Centre for Philosophy and Public Affairs, University of St Andrews, 1995 - 2000.
Director, Centre for Philosophy and Public Affairs, University of St Andrews, 1995 & 2000 - 2003.
Director, Institute for Environment, Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Lancaster, September 2003 – January 2006
Visting Fellow, Centre for Philosophy and Public Policy, University of St Andrews, January-March 1994.
Visting Fellow, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Professional Ethics, University of Melbourne: October - December 2000 and 2005
Cole Scholar in Residence, University of South Florida, St Petersburg January 2006
Visting Research Professor, Centre for Child Welfare, University of Bergen, Norway, 2007-2009.
Distinguished Visiting Research Professor, Beijing Normal University, 2009
Visiting Research Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2008
Corti Fellow, Ethikzentrum, University of Zurich, March-May 2013
Member of the British Executive Committee, China Philosophy Summer School: Australia, Britain, China (1988 – to present)
Staff Member, Philosophy Summer School, Beijing, PRC 1988
Director, Philosophy Summer School, Shanghai, PRC 1994
Staff Member, Philosophy Summer School, Suzhou 2000
Member of the Hong Qian Memorial Essay Prize Committee, 2002
Invited Speaker, Hong Kong Chinese University-Tsinghua University
Invited Speaker, International Political Philosophy Conference, Beijing, October 2003
Member, British Council Bio-ethics delegation: Beijing, Chengdu, November 2004
Staff Member, Philosophy Summer School, Harbin, PRC (2010)
Member, Executive Committee, British Philosophical Association (August 2005 - 2008)
Member of Arts and Humanities Research Council Advisory Board (2013 – 2016); Chair of AHRC ‘Science in Culture’ Advisory Group (2014 –2016); Member AHRC ‘Public Policy’ Advisory Group (2014 –2016)
Member, Steering Group, British Academy Childhood Policy Programme (May 2020 – present)
Other Public Service
Member and Deputy Chair, Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party ‘Critical Care Decisions in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine: Ethical Issues’ (September 2004 – Autumn 2006) Report published November 2006
Member, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (November 2005 –2016) Deputy Chair of HFEA and Chair of HFEA Statutory Approvals Committee.
Member, Clinical Ethics Committee, Great Ormond Street Hospital (2015 - present )
Chair, Nuffield Council on Bioethics (May 2017 – present)
Honorary Treasurer, Society for Applied Philosophy, September 2003 – July 2005
Honorary Chair, Society for Applied Philosophy, July 2005 – July 2010