Dr Ashley Roden-Bow

Dr Ashley Roden-Bow

Acting Director Department of Leadership

Lecturer, Critical Thinking and Communication

Email: [email protected]

Office: Room 217


Dr Ashley Roden-Bow is lecturer in Critical Thinking and Communication and acting director of the Department of Leadership at the Baltic Defence College. He holds a BA (Hons.) in British Politics and Legislative Studies, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education and a PhD in Political Philosophy, all from the University of Hull, UK. His doctoral research focussed on the concept of Being and its consequences for the political sphere in the works of Martin Heidegger, Søren Kierkegaard, Max Stirner and Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison.

He teaches and supervises for the Joint Command and General Staff Course, the Civil Servants Course and the Higher Command Studies Course. Prior to working at the Baltic Defence College, he taught in Portugal and the United Kingdom.

Areas of Expertise

  • The philosophy of Søren Kierkegaard and Martin Heidegger
  • Military ethics
  • The relationship between philosophy, politics and ethics
  • Extreme and radical right-wing politics


English (fluent), Portuguese (basic) and Estonian (beginner)

Social Networks

Twitter (@arrodenbow)


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H.E. Mr. Alain Hausser, Canadian Ambassador visits the Baltic Defence College


Visit by the Permanent Secretary of the Estonian Ministry of Defence

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