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.

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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.


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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.

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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.

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Part Time Faculty

Peter_Hays Peter L. Hays, (Ph.D., Tufts University) Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs. Space and National Security.

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Kevin Pomfret

Kevin Pomfret, (J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law) Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs. Geospatial Law and Policy.

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Faculty Associates

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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).

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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.

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KrisKris 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.

MKMichael 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.

 

Staff Assistant

Colleen McKnight, Undergraduate Student, Elliott School of International Affairs

Administrative Staff

Roxanne Bublitz, Executive Associate

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News

» SPI Professor Emeritus John Logsdon discusses his upcoming book titled After Apollo: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program at the National Air and Space Museum

»SPI Hosts Brett Biddington AM for Discussion on Space Activities in Australia: Challeneges, Opportunities and Responsibilities

»SPI Graduate Student Jordan Sotudeh Writes Op-Ed for Space News

SPI Director Speaks at Atlantic Council event, The Final Frontier: Renewing America's Space Program

SPI Director Writes Op-Ed for Aviation Week

SPI Graduate Student Zack Hester Writes Op-Ed for Space News

SPI Director Discusses National Security Space Launch and the Industrial Base: Issues and Opportunities at the Marshall Institute

SPI Director Part of US Delegation to UNCOPUOS

SPI Director Interviewed by KPCC on Conflict in Space

SPI Director Interviewed by NPR on SpaceX-ULA Lawsuit

Space Policy Institute Luncheon with Representative Frank Wolf

SPI Research Associate Published in WPR

SPI Visiting Scholar Speaks at JAXA Washington Office

SPI Professor Featured in GW Magazine

SPI Director Delivers Testimony in Senate Hearing

SPI Director Delivers Statement in Congressional Hearing

SPI Associate Director Delivers Statement in Congressional Hearing

SPI Director Awarded AIAA Durand Lectureship in Public Service

Air Force General Shelton, Commander of AFSPC, Speaks at an SPI Seminar: "Space and Cyberspace: Enduring Missions in a Changing World"

SPI Director on Radio Panel, Diane Rehm Show, NPR

SPI Professor Pascale Ehrenfreund Interviewed by Forbes

SPI Director's New Collaborative Book Looks Into the Future of American Space

SPI Faculty Article in AAAS's Science Looks Into Human Lunar Heritage

SPI Director on India Mars Mission in NewScientist

SPI Alumna, Emma Hinds, Recognized by Satellite Industry with 2013 Promise Award

SPI and Beijing Institute of Technology's Institute of Space Law Sign Joint Statement in Beijing

SPI Director Weighs Public and Private Interests at the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

SPI Director Gives Presentation at NextGen Ahead Conference on the Future of GPS

SPI Director Discusses Space Industry, Policy and Inspiration at Home and Abroad on The Space Show

SPI Professor Emeritus John Logsdon to Receive Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal from IAF

SPI Director and SPI Professor Emeritus Review Time in Office as Former NASA Deputy Administrator Steps Down

SPI Director Tells Washington Post TV What to Expect from Space

To the Point Interviews SPI Director on Future of Space

SPI Director Interviewed on Plan for US Lunar Park

SPI Alumna Laura Delgado López to Participate in MIT/Skoltech Initiative in July, Moscow

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

GWU Faculty Honored at AIAA Awards Gala

SPI Visiting Scholar Speaks at JAXA Washington Office

SPI Director Scott Pace Writes Guest Blog for The Diplomat

George Washington University Team Competes in Quarter Finals of 2013 North American Space Law Moot Court Competition

SPI Alumna to Moderate NASA's First Spanish Language Google+ Hangout

C-SPAN, SpacePolicyOnline, The Space Review and Aviation Week cover SPI-AIAA Event, "Columbia+10: Lessons Learned and Unlearned"

SPI Professor Henry Hertzfeld interviewed on The Space Show

Papers by SPI Faculty named in Science Direct's Top 25 Hottest Articles from Advances in Space Research for 2012

SPI Director Scott Pace cited by Der Spiegel

 

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