Advisory Board

Professor Roger B. Handberg

Roger B. Handberg, Ph.D. is the Pre-Law Advisor for the College of Sciences. His research interests include space policy, defense policy, the U.S. Supreme Court, and judicial politics.
Roger has published extensively (157 articles and book chapters, 9 books; 36 other publications) and presented papers at international, national, and regional meetings (124 papers).
His books include The Future of the Space Industry: Private Enterprise and Public Policy, Ballistic Missile Defense and the Future of American Security: Agendas, Perceptions, Technology, and Policy, Chinese Space Policy: A Study in Domestic and International Politics, Space, the Dormant Frontier: Changing the Paradigm for the 21st Century, International Space Commerce: Building from Scratch, Reinventing NASA: Human Spaceflight, Bureaucracy, and Politics, and Seeking New World Vistas: The Militarization of Space.
He also wrote the articles The future of American human space exploration and the “Critical Path”, Reality bites: the future of the American human spaceflight endeavor, The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?, Small ball or home runs: the changing ethos of US human spaceflight policy, and The next logical step becomes logical: The International Space Station’s future and the ghost of the space station Mir.
Roger earned his B.A. in Political Science at Florida State University in 1966 and his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of North Carolina in 1970.
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