Center for International Science and Technology Policy
Faculty & Staff
Scott Pace, Director, Center for International Science & Technology Policy; Director, International Science & Technology Policy Program; Director, Space Policy Institute
Henry R. Hertzfeld, Deputy Director, Center for International Science & Technology Policy.
Caitlin House, Executive Associate
Kate Howells, Program Assistant
Henry J. Farrell, (Ph.D., Georgetown University) Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. European Union and European integration, e-commerce, politics and blogs.
David Alan Grier, (Ph.D., University of Washington) Associate Professor of International Science and Technology Policy and International Affairs. Technology development, Innovation, history of science, scientific institutions, international trade, and information and communication technology policy.
Henry R. Hertzfeld, (J.D., George Washington University, PhD, Temple University) Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs. Economic and legal issues of space policy, commercial uses of space technologies, technology policy, innovation and technology transfer, microeconomic analysis, administrative law.
Scott Pace, (Ph.D., RAND Graduate School) Director of Center for International Science and Technology Policy, Director of International Science and Technology Policy Program. Director of Space Policy Institute. U.S. and international space policy issues, approaches to policy and program analysis, and international negotiations.
Robert W. Rycroft, (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma) Professor of International Science and Technology Policy and International Affairs. Science, technology and public policy ; science, technology and complexity; environmental and energy politics.
Nicholas S. Vonortas, (Ph.D., New York University) Professor of Economics and International Affairs. Economics of technological change, industrial organization, science and technology policymaking. (On sabbatical for 2012-2013 school year)
Zoe Szanjnfarber, (Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Assistant Professor of Engineering Management Systems Engineering at The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science. Researching innovation dynamics and technology management in space agencies.
Christopher Cahill, (Ph.D., SUNY-Stony Brook) Professor of Chemistry and International Affairs. Hybrid materials, f-element chemistry, Nuclear fuel cycle, X-ray crystallography, and Luminescent materials.
Joseph J. Cordes, (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin) Director, Ph.D. Program in Public Policy. Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Public Administration, and International Affairs. Public finance, taxation, corporation financial policy. Now he is the director of Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at the George Washington University (GW-TSPPPA).
Pascale Ehrenfreund, (Ph.D. Thesis University of Vienna/ University Paris VII) Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs. Molecular Biology, Space Science and related policy making, technology management.
Leon Fuerth, (MPA, Harvard University), Research Professor of National Security and International Affairs. National security and International Cooperation.
Peter J. Hotez , (M.D., Cornell University; Ph.D., Rockefeller University) Chair of the Department of Microbiology. Professor of Microbiology and Tropical Medicine. Discovery and development of appropriate technology for neglected tropical diseases; Vaccine discovery; development and testing for human hookworm infection.
John M. Logsdon, (Ph.D., New York University) Former Director of Center for International Science and Technology Policy, Space Policy Institute. Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs and Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs. Space policy, security, space technology and history.
Rachel Parker, (PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara; MSc London School of Economics and Political Science) Research Staff Member, Science & Technology Policy Institute. International development, economic sociology, emerging technologies and economic development, nanotechnology policy in the United States and China.
Joseph N. Pelton, (Ph.D., Georgetown University) Research Professor, Institute for Applied Space Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering, George Washington University.
Jennifer Spencer, (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) Associate Professor of International Business, School of Business and Public Management, George Washington University. Commercialization of New High Technology Product, National Systems of Innovation, National Institutional Environments Supporting Entrepreneurial Activity.
Now she is the director of the Center for International Business Education and Research at the George Washington University (GW-CIBER).
Bing-Sheng Teng, (Ph.D., City University of New York) Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Department of Strategic Management and Public Policy, School of Business and Public Management, George Washington University. Strategic management; Strategic alliances; Cooperative and competitive strategies; Risk issues in management; Strategic decision making; International management.
News & Upcoming Events
Dr. David Grier contributes to Forbes.com
"Increasing Diversity in the STEM Workforce" with Dr. Maria Klawe
May 1, 2013
"Risk and Resilience: Moving from Fear to Confidence" with Amb. Richard LeBaron
April 24, 2013
The ST Global Consortium
Apri 5-6, 2013
GW Crowdsourcing Seminar Series with Michael Bernstein
November 13, 2013
"Innovation for a Secure Future" with Dr. Ray O Johnson
November 7, 2012
Video of Dr. Johnson’s remarks
"Foreign Policy and Science: An Essential Partnership"with Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones
October 9, 2012
Video of Dr. Jones’ remarks
GW Crowdsourcing Seminar Series with David Alan Grier
September 18, 2012
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