Joseph Chapa

Air Force Officer | Author | Speaker

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ABOUT ME

Joseph Chapa is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force and holds a PhD (DPhil) in philosophy from the University of Oxford. His areas of expertise include just war theory, military ethics, and especially the ethics of remote and autonomous weapons. His doctoral research investigates an individual rights-based account of just war theory.

He is a senior pilot with more than 1,400 pilot and instructor pilot hours, many of which were flown in support of major U.S. combat and humanitarian operations. He currently serves as the Team Lead on the Air Staff’s Artificial Intelligence Cross-Functional Team.

EDUCATION

University of Oxford

2017 - 2020

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.),

Philosophy

Boston College

2013 - 2014

Masters of Arts (M.A.), Philosophy

Boston University

2002 - 2006

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Philosophy

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Is Remote Warfare Moral? Is available for pre-order now and will be published on July 5th, 2022.

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