Faculty & Staff
Scott Pace, (Ph.D., RAND Graduate School) Director of Space Policy Institute. U.S. and international space policy issues, approaches to policy and program analysis, and international negotiations.
Henry R. Hertzfeld, (Ph.D., Temple University; J.D., George Washington 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.
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.
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.
Part Time Faculty
Peter L. Hays, (Ph.D., Tufts University) Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs. Space and National Security.
Kevin Pomfret, (J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law) Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs. Geospatial Law and Policy.
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).
Zoe Szajnfarber, (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.
Kris Lehnhardt, (M.D., University of Western Ontario) Emergency Physician at the George Washington University Hospital and Assistant Professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Director of the "Introduction to Human Health in Space" graduate course.
Michael Keidar, (Ph.D, Tel Aviv University), Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Director of Micropropulsion and Nanotechnology Laboratory and director of GW Institute for Nanotechnology. His research interest concerns with advanced spacecraft propulsion.
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