The Elliott School faculty includes prominent scholars and internationally recognized specialists in the area of science and technology policy who publish frequently, speak to professional and general audiences around the world, and are often contacted by the news media for their expertise. The faculty for the International Science and Technology Policy program includes


Zlata Gogoleva

IISTP/ SPI Operations Manager 

Samantha D'Introno
IISTP Program Research Assistant

Allison Macfarlane (Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Director of the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy; Director, International Science and Technology Policy master of arts program; Professor of Science and Technology Policy.
Expertise: Nuclear waste disposal, nuclear energy, regulatory issues, science and technology policy.

Henry J. Farrell (Ph.D., Georgetown University)
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs.
Expertise: European Union and European integration, e-commerce, politics and blogs.

David Grier (Ph.D., University of Washington)
Associate Professor of International Science and Technology Policy and International Affairs.
Expertise: Technology development, innovation, history of science, scientific institutions, international trade, information, and communication technology policy.

Hugh Gusterson (Ph.D.,Stanford)
Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs
Expertise: Anthropology of science, public anthropology, international security, nuclear weapons.

Henry Hertzfeld (J.D., George Washington University; Ph.D., Temple University)
Director of the Space Policy Institute.
Expertise: Economic and legal issues of space policy, commercial uses of space technologies, technology policy, innovation and technology transfer, microeconomic analysis, administrative law.

Nina Kelsey (Ph.D., in Political Science; University of California, Berkley)
Associate Professor.
Expertise: Research examines the role of interests in underpinning international environmental policy and negotiation, how changes to interests can occur over time, and how these changes shape policy-making.

John M. Logsdon (Ph.D., New York University)
Former Director of the Center for International Science and Technology Policy in the Space Policy Institute; Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs; Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs.
Expertise: Space policy, security, space technology and history.

Scott Pace (Ph.D., RAND Graduate School)
On Leave.
Expertise: U.S. and international space policy issues, approaches to policy and program analysis, international negotiations.

Al Teich, (Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
Research Professor of Science, Technology & International Affairs. 
Expertise: Visa and immigration policies, globalization impacts on U.S. science and technology, federal budgeting and priority-setting for research.

Nicholas S. Vonortas (Ph.D., New York University)
Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Expertise: Economics of technological change, industrial organization, science and technology policy-making.

Affiliated Faculty

Philippe Bardet (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)
Associate Professor.
Expertise: Experimental fluid mechanics, nuclear thermal hydraulics. He specializes in developing new laser-based diagnostics for multiphase and fluid-structure interaction flows.

Christopher Cahill (Ph.D., SUNY Stony Brook)
Professor of Chemistry and International Affairs.
Expertise: Hybrid materials, f-element chemistry, nuclear fuel cycle, x-ray crystallography, luminescent materials.

Joseph J. Cordes (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin)
Director of Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration; Director of Ph.D. Program in Public Policy; Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Public Administration, and International Affairs.
Expertise: Public finance, taxation, corporation financial policy.

Pascale Ehrenfreund (Ph.D., University of Paris VII/University of Vienna)
Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs
Expertise: Molecular Biology, Space Science, Management

Emily Hammond (J.D., University of Georgia)
Associate Dean for Public Engagement; Professor of Law.
Expertise: Courses taught include Administrative Law; Atomic Energy Law; Energy Law; Oil and Gas Law; Risk, Public Policy and Law; Torts; Water Law.