Dr. Henry R. Hertzfeld is Co-Director of the Space Policy Institute and Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at GW. He is an expert in the legal, economic, and policy issues of space and advanced technological development.
Dr. Hertzfeld has served as a Senior Economist and Policy Analyst at both NASA and the National Science Foundation and is a consultant to both US and international agencies and organizations. He is the author of many articles on the legal and economic issues concerning space and technology and teaches Space Law and Space Economics courses.
Professor Hertzfeld is a member of the Bar in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia and holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. from Washington University, a Ph.D. from Temple University, and a J.D. from George Washington University.