Scholarly Articles

The research of former Visiting Scholar, Dr. Ricardo Seidl da Fonseca.

Death and succession among Finland’s nuclear waste experts

October 06, 2017

Macarthur Fellow, Vincent Ialenti, is the first anthropologist to be featured in Physics Today.

Evaluating and Communicating Acceptable Levels of Risk in Space Tourism

October 06, 2017

Second-year Masters Candidate, Chris Beauregard, presented this paper on space tourism in October 2017 at the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety Conference in Toulouse, France.

Designing Safety Regulations for High-Hazard Industries

October 05, 2017

Dr. Allison Macfarlane co-authored a report that was mentioned in The Regulatory Review. 

The MADCOM Future

October 05, 2017

Former Diplomat in Residence, Matt Chessen, recently wrote a piece for The Atlantic Council.

The Case for Rocket Engine Procurement

October 04, 2017

Second-year graduate student, Chris Beauregard, recently wrote a scholarly article on rocket engine procurement for the Journal of Science Policy and Governance.

Determinants of Young Firms’ Innovative Performance: Empirical Evidence from Europe”, Research Policy, forthcoming

September 01, 2017

Professor Nick Vonortas recently co-authored an article in Science Direct with  Aimilia Protogerou and Yannis Caloghirou

Can Public Diplomacy Survive the Internet?

June 28, 2017

Matt Chessen, Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, 2017.

 Sea Level Rise and Maryland’s Response(s)- An Assessment of Efforts to Strengthen Resiliency Among Vulnerable Communities

August 31, 2016

Alain Norman, GWU, 2016

How to Protect Nuclear Plants From Terrorists

April 13, 2016

Allison Macfarlane,The Conversation, 2016,

From Research Project to Research Portfolio: Meeting Scale and Complexity

September 01, 2015

Nicholas S. Vonortas and Jonathan Linton. Foresight-Russia, 2015, 9(2), 38-43.

The New Politics of Interdependence: Cross-National Layering in Trans-Atlantic Regulatory Disputes

July 01, 2015

Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman. Comparative Political Studies, 2015, 48(4): 497-526.

Antecedents of Innovation Impacts in Publicly Funded Collaborative R&D Projects

March 01, 2015

Nicholas S. Vonortas, Yiannis Spanos and Irini Voudouri. Technovation, 2015, 36-37: 53-64.

Strategic Technology Alliances and Networks

January 08, 2015

Nicholas S. Vonortas and Lorenzo Zirulia. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2015, 24(5): 490-509.

Streamlining the Visa and Immigration System for Scientists and Engineers

September 24, 2014

Albert H. TeichIssues in Science and Technology, Fall 2014, pages 55-64.

Is JFK Style Leadership the Catalyst?

July 01, 2014

Presented by current student Raphael Perrino at the AIAA SPACE 2014 Conference and Exposition, August 5, 2104

Academic Entrepreneurship: An American (Individualistic) Perspective

September 30, 2013

Nicholas S. Vonortas and James D. Kettenhofen. Asian Research Policy, 2013, 4(2).

Administrative reform of Japanese Space Policy Structures in 2012

June 13, 2013

Keiichi Anan, Space Policy, 10 June 2013.

Social Networks in R&D Program Evaluation

March 25, 2013

Nicholas S. VonortasJournal of Technology Transfer, 2013, 38(5): 577-606.

Network Structure and Robustness

March 25, 2013

Nicholas S. Vonortas and Koichiro Okamura. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2013, 22(4): 392-411.

Economics and Financing of Satellite Communications

January 02, 2013

Henry Hertzfeld. In Handbook of Satellite Applications. Pelton, Jr., Joseph N.; Madry, Scott; Camacho-Lara, Sergio (Eds.) Springer, 2013.


A Space Launch without a Space Program

April 01, 2012

Scott Pace. 38 North: Informed Analysis of North Korea, April 2012.

Scale and Performance in Publicly Funded Collaborative Research and Development

March 01, 2012

Nicholas S. VonortasR&D Management, 2012, 42(5): 494-513. (With Yiannis E. Spanos)

The Survival Crisis of the U.S. Solar System Exploration Program

January 31, 2012

John LogsdonExploring the Solar System: The History and Science of Planetary Exploration. Roger D. Launius Ed. Palgrave MacMillian,  2012.

Strengthing Space Security: Advancing US Interests in Outer Space

January 31, 2012

Scott Pace. Harvard International Review, Spring 2012.

The Development of the Space Environment Viability of Organics (SEVO) Experiment aboard the Organism/Organics Exposure to Orbital Stresses (O/OREOS) Satellite

January 02, 2012

Nathan E. Bramall, Richard Quinn, Andrew Mattioda, Kathryn Bryson, Julie D. Chittenden, Amanda Cook, Cindy Taylor, Giovanni Minelli, Pascale Ehrenfreund, Antonio J. Ricco, David Squires, Orlando Santos, Charles Friedericks, David Landis, Nykola C. Jones, Farid Salama, Louis J. Allamandola, Søren V. Hoffmann, Planetary and Space Sciences, Volume 60, Issue 1, (January 2012), pp 121-130, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2011.06.014

Real Option Valuation of R&D Projects: Consideration of Portfolio Effects

September 15, 2011

Presented at the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy by Peter Linquiti & Nicholas Vonortas, September 15, 2011

How to Save the Euro — and the EU

May 31, 2011

Henry Farrell and John Quiggin, Foreign Affairs, May/June 2011, Volume 90, Number 3, pages 96-103.

John F. Kennedy’s Space Legacy and Its Lessons for Today

April 30, 2011

John Logsdon. Issues in Science and Technology, Spring 2011

A New U.S. Approach to Human Spaceflight?

February 28, 2011

John LogsdonSpace Policy, February 2011

Cubesats: Cost-Effective Science and Technology Platforms for Emerging and Developing Nations

February 15, 2011

Pascale EhrenfreundHenry Hertzfeld,  Kirk Woellert, with Antonio Ricco, Advances in Space Research, February 2011