Joseph O. Chapa
Joseph O. Chapa is an officer in the US Air Force and a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University of Oxford (anticipated spring 2020). 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 US combat and humanitarian operations. He holds an MA in philosophy from Boston College and a BA in philosophy from Boston University.