Paul Komesaroff AM is a practicing physician and philosopher at Monash University in Melbourne.
His work is interdisciplinary: spanning clinical medicine, biomedical research, social research, philosophy and ethical theory, clinical ethics and policy development. Paul’s international reputation in health care ethics and his major impact on the field of clinical ethics in Australia recently saw him become a State Finalist for the 2014 Australian of the Year. He was named as a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2014.
Riding a Crocodile is his first novel but he has previously published fourteen books, including Experiments in Love and Death (2008), Objectivity, Science and Society (2009), Troubled Bodies (ed., 1995), and Pathways to Reconciliation (ed. with Philipa Rothfield and Cleo Fleming, 2008).