Doug was awarded his PhD in philosophy by Macquarie University, Sydney (2014).
Prior to accepting his current position at the Uehiro Centre, Doug worked as a research fellow at Charles Sturt University on the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project, ‘Conscience and conscientious objection in healthcare.’
McConnell, D. (forthcoming). Conscientious objection in healthcare: Pinning down the Reasonability View. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy.
Kennett, J., McConnell, D., Snoek, A. (forthcoming). Reactive attitudes, relationships, and addiction. In H. Pickard and S. Ahmed (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Science of Addiction. London: Routledge
McConnell, D. (2016). Narrative self-constitution and recovery from addiction, American Philosophical Quarterly 53, 307-322.
McConnell, D. (2016). Narrative self-constitution and vulnerability to co-authoring, Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 37, 29-43.
McConnell, D., Kennett, J. (2016). Reasons, reflection, and repugnance. In S. Clarke and A. Giubilini (Eds.), The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Doug works on the Wellcome Trust project, ‘Individual Responsibility and Healthcare’, and as part of the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics. His research interests include moral psychology, bioethics, neuroethics, and applied philosophy, particularly in relation to addiction and psychiatry.