Visiting Scholars

The Institute welcomes short and long-term visitors from the United States and overseas and offers them a congenial environment in which to pursue their research interests as well as access to U.S. space policy decision-makers. The Institute encourages women and individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply.

Visiting Scholar Alanna Krolikowski with Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, Chairman of the UN Committee of the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, in Washington, D.C.

Current Visiting Scholars

HyeJin An

Air Force, Republic of Korea
(November 2015 - April 2016)
Research Topic: Plan for establishing a Korea Early Warning Satellite

Keiichi Tabuchi

Research Promotion Bureau, Japan
(March 2016 – April 2017)
Research Topic: Political Trends of Space Development and Utilization

Olga Stelmakh

McGill Institute of Air and Space Law, Canada
(March 2016 – May 2016)
Research Topic: Non-US Satellite Registration Practices and Procedures

If you are interested in becoming a Visiting Scholar, send your CV and statement of interest to:

Dr. Scott Pace
Director, Space Policy Institute
Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University
1957 E. St., NW, Suite 403
Washington, DC 20052

or electronically at: space1@gwu.edu

Recent Visitors

Mazlan Othman

Academy of Sciences, Malaysia

Nammi Choe
Korean Aerospace Research Institute, Korea

Daeweon Kim
Airforce, Republic of Korea

Simon Kim
Airforce, Republic of Korea

Takehito Morishima
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan>

Anna Slomovic
Consultant, USA

Yonggang Fan
Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Bleddyn Bowen
Aberystwyth University, Wales

Tomokoazu Ueta
Environmental Policy Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan

Soohong Lee
Ministry of National Defense, Korea

Shouping Li
Director of Institute of Space Law at the Beijing Institute of Technology and Professor of International Space Law, China

Keiichi Anan
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

Chris Gilbert
Astrium Space Transportation, Bremen, Germany

Zhang Ming
Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Science, China

Dinesh Kumar Yadavendra
Headquarters Integrated Defense Staff, Ministry of Defense, Government of India

Seiji Anai
Japan GPS Council

Koji Umehara
Space Development and Utilization Division, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

Edwin Tachlian
Sergio Arboleda University, Columbia

Alanna Krolikowski
University of Toronto, Canada

Hongyul Paik
Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Jo Gilbert
Griffith Asia Institute, Australia

Mischa Hansel
University of Cologne, Germany

Myoung-Hwan Ahn
Korea Meteorological Administration

Daisuke Saisho
Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency

Charles Otegbade
International Space University, France

Yuichiro Nagai
Nihon University, Japan

Anna Burzykowska
Polish Space Office

Zhou Yi
Chinese Academy of Space Science and Applications

Roberto Vasconcellas
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Evelyne Greneche
College de Polytechnique, France

Sadiharo Hagiwara
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports Science and Technology, Japan

Daichi Harada
Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology

Wang Cheng
Chinese National Space Administration, China

Eun-Chul Choi
Ministry of Science and Technology, Korea

Tae Ho Eom
Yonsei University, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

Wilson Correa da Fonseca
Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research

Jae-Ho Jang
Korea Atomic Energy Research Institution

Nikoloas Evangelators
University of Athens, Greece

Sabine Herlitschka
Austrian Research Promotion Agency

Himilcon de Castro Calvarho
National Institute for Space Research, Brazil

Hiro Watanabe
Osaka University, Japan

Kevin Eggers
Seattle University, Washington

Byung Yong Hwang
Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning

Ding Kyu Park
Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology

Daeyong Cho
Korea Institute of Construction and Transportation Technology Planning and Evaluation

Seung-Ku Ahn
Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning

Bo-Hyeon Jo
Korea Institute of S&T Information

News

»SPI Director, Scott Pace is quoted in the Politico article How Elon Musk eposed billions in questionable Pentagon spending discussing the role of ULA in American space capabilities.

»SPI Director, Scott Pace, testifies in front of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Environment on NOAA Utilization of Commercial Remote Sensing Data.

»SPI Director, Scott Pace, testifies in front of the Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation committee on U.S. Human Exploration Goals and Commercial Space Competitiveness. His testimony is available online.

»On October 16, 2015, the Space Policy Institute hosted an informal discussion during which Dr. Philippe Brunet, European Commission Director for Space Policy, Copernicus, and Defense Industry described the plans of the European Union to become the primary European actor in space policy and programs.

»Current SPI Graduate Student Zack Hester's article NASA's Lessons Learned in Long-Duration Spaceflight: The Shuttle-Mir Program was published in Quest Vol. 23, No. 1, 2016.

»SPI Alum Mia Brown wrote an article titled Launch Dilemna: The role of the commercial sector in America's space program which was published by the Brookings Institution.

»Prof. Jack Burns, Vice President Emeritus at the University of Colorado, presented a distinguished lecture "Exploring the Universe from the Moon". It can be viewed online

»Dr. Scott Pace, Director of the Space Policy Institute, spoke on The Implications of U.S. Space Policy Choices at the California Institute of Technology. A video of the lecture is available for viewing here.

»Dr. Scott Pace, Visiting Scholar Deganit Paikowsky, and four SPI alumni attended the 2015 International Astronautical Congress in Jerusalem.

»Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund, SPI Research Professor, became Chair of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). Read the announcement here.

»SPI Alum, Stephanie Wan, has been elected as Co-chair of the Space Generation Advisory Council. Congratulations Stephanie! Further information is available online.

»SPI hosts "Careers in Space Policy: A Panel Discussion" with the American Institute of Astronautics and Astrophysics National Capital Section Young Professionals Committee and the GW AIAA Student Chapter.

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