Tom Sorell is Professor of Politics and Philosophy and Head of the Interdisciplinary Ethics Research Group at the Department of Politics and International Studies in the University of Warwick. He is a Research Councils UK Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellow. He has held positions at the University of Birmingham, Harvard and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research, extensively published, focus on the moral and political issues raised by emergencies, including terrorist emergencies. He directs the Arts & Humanities Research Council project FinCris and is involved in various FP7 projects.