About Our Speakers

Carlos Bertha PhD

Dr. Carlos Bertha is a Professor of Philosophy at the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida (USF) in 1989. After working at the Savannah District Corps of Engineers for 5 years, he returned to USF, this time to study philosophy. He has been at USAFA since June of 2000, teaching Ethics, Analytic Philosophy, Symbolic Logic and Philosophy of Science. Carlos holds the rank of retired Colonel in the US Army Reserve. He served a combat tour with the US Army Corps of Engineers in Gardez, Afghanistan. Carlos was an instructor for the Command and General Staff Officers Course, focusing on organizational leadership, joint doctrine, and professional ethics. His last US Army Reserve assignment was as the Deputy Commander of the Army EPLO Group, under the 76th Operational Response Command.