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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

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Keith Balts, Colonel (Retired), USAF

Keith Balts, Colonel (Retired), USAF

Professor of Practice in Leadership
Director, Leadership Signature Program

Office: 412H Wilbur O. and Ann Powers


 Educational Background

    Master of Military Operational Arts and Science
    Air Command and Staff College 2005

    Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies
    Naval War College 2010

    B.S. Mathematics
    University of Wisconsin-Madison 1992

Courses Taught

  • Leadership Practicum (BUS 2990/3990/4990)
  • Principles of Management (MGT 2010)
  • Business Foundations (BUS 1010)
  • Previous courses:
  • National Security Policy and Preparation for Active Duty (AS 4090/4100)
  • Air Force ROTC Leadership Laboratory (AS 4091/4101)


Master of Engineering in Space Operations, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, 1996

Research Publications

  • "The Next Evolution for Theater Space Organizations: Specializing for Space Control," Space Power Integration: Perspectives from Space Weapons Officers, Air University Press, 2006. "Satellites and Remotely Piloted Aircraft: Two Remotely Operated Ships Passing in the Fight," Air and Space Power Journal, Air University Press, Fall 2010.
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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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