John C. Bersia, 43, is an editorial writer at The Orlando Sentinel who specializes in international relations, national affairs, and business and economic issues.
Before joining the Sentinel in 1985, he was editor of Global Perspectives, a journal of foreign affairs; an international consultant; and an analyst for the U.S. government. In addition to serving as a member of the newspaper's editorial board, he also teaches political-science college courses.
Bersia has a master's degree in international relations and political economy from the London School of Economics. He also holds master's degrees in government from Georgetown University and public information administration from American University. He is a 1977 University of Central Florida graduate in political science and French.