Center for International Science and Technology Policy

Faculty & Staff

CISTP 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.

Roxanne Bublitz, Executive Associate

Jordan Sotudeh, Staff Assistant

 

Faculty

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.
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Al Teich, (Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Research Professor of Science, Technology & International Affairs.
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Affiliated Faculty

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.

Joel Hicks (M.S. Electrical Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, M.A. National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College, M.A. International Science and Technology Policy, The George Washington University) Ph.D. student, George Mason University School of Public Policy. The Elliott School of International Affairs (ESIA) courses: "International Issues in Energy Policy", "Science, Technology and Energy Policy", and "Energy and the Environment."

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. 
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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.
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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).
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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.
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Of Note

Watch CISTP Professor David Alan Grier at Consumer Electronics Show 2014

Professor Pascale Ehrenfreund elected President of Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

Recent Events

STGlobal Conference 2014
April 4-5, 2014

"Challenges Facing the Department of Energy: Stockpile Stewardship and Nuclear Modernization" with Dr. Parney Albright, Direcor (2009-2013) of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
March 24, 2014

"Policy Challenges in Biomedical Research" with Dr. Kathy Hudson, Deputy Director of NIH for Science, Outreach and Policy
February 19, 2014

"Labor Standards for High Technology: Comparative Experience of China and India"with Professor David Alan Grier
February 18, 2014

"Driving Technological Surprise: An Enduring Mission in a Changing World" with Dr. Arati Prabhakar, Director of DARPA
October 15, 2013
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"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

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