The Centre would like to congratulate Scott Parsons on the completion of his PhD in the Jubilee Centre, University of Birmingham. His doctorate was generously sponsored by a grant from the Kern Family Foundation. His thesis explores the development of moral reasoning in military cadets and was supervised by Professor Kristján Kristjánsson, Professor Steve Thoma and Professor James Arthur. Scott is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Ethics and is the Character Education Integrator for the Military Program at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Scott is a recently retired Military Intelligence Officer in the United States Army. He has served in strategic, operational, and tactical assignments for over 21 years, including three tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.