Assistant Professor of Commercial Space Operations
Applied Aviation Sciences Department
Daytona College of Aviation
Daytona Beach campus

Office Hours

MWF 1330-1430<br>T/Th 1130-1430<br>by appointment<br>

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Air and Space Law, McGill University
  • J.D. - Juris Doctorate in Law, Nova Southeastern University
  • M. - Master in Air and Space Law, McGill University

SP 110
CSO 230
CSO 350
CSO 310 
CSO 360


Publication

Article, “Possible Legal Implications of Disruptive Technologies: Select Examples” Proceedings 65th IAC Proceedings
 
Article, “Resilient and Sustainable Space Activity” (with David Finkleman) Proceedings 65th IAC 2014.
 
Article, “Points of Connection: Relating ICAO Annex 14 to Spaceports, (2013) Annals of Air & Space Law 38.
 
Article, “Distilling General Principles of International Space Law” Proceedings 64th IAC 2013.
 
Article, “The Meaning of Space Debris” (with David Finkleman) Proceedings 64th IAC 2013.
 
Article, “Are We There Yet?” European Space Policy Institute Perspective No. 67
 
Book Review: The legal status of space tourists in the framework of commercial suborbital flights, By Michael Chatzipanagiotis, Journal of Space Law, (Spring 2013) Vol 38, No. 2, pp. 363-368.
 
Article, “The Elephant in the Room: Informed Consent from the Spaceport Operator’s Perspective” 25 The Air & Space Lawyer 2 (ABA October 2012).
 
Article, “Practical and Legal Consequences of Spacecraft End of Life Disposal” (with David Finkleman and Catherine Doldirina) Proceedings 63rd IAC 2012.
 
Article “One of These Things is Not Like the Other: Relating ICAO Annex 14 to Spaceports” Proceedings 63rd IAC 2012.
 
Researcher/writer: Space Security Index 2012, Chapter Five – Commercial Space (Canada: Project Ploughshares)
                 
Editor/rapporteur/writer, Proceedings Space Debris Congress, Montreal 2011, presented to UN Committee for the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space February 2012
 
Report, “Overview of Canada positions in UN COPUOS related activities”, contracted for by the Canadian Space Agency, Winter 2012.
 
Article, “A rose by any other name: despite what we call best practices or standards, the goal is the same – to foster safety and limit liability in the context of commercial space” Proceedings 62nd IAC 2011.
 
Article, “Comparing Best Practices to Standards in the Context of Commercial Space Transportation” Proceedings 5th IAASS 2011.
 
Researcher/writer: Space Security Index 2011, Chapter Five – Commercial Space (Canada: Project Ploughshares)
 
Editor/rapporteur/writer, Proceedings Space Debris Congress, Montreal 2009/Cologne 2010, presented to UN Committee for the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space February 2011
 
Editor/writer (Executive Summary), The Need for an Integrated Regulatory Regime for Aviation and Space: ICAO for Space? (Studies in Space Policy),(Springer-Verlag/Wien 2011).
 
Copy Editor, Space Safety Regulations And Standards”, by Ram Jakhu and Joe Pelton, published by Elsevier 2010.
 
Article, “Safety and Liability Aspects of Solar Power Satellites” IAASS proceedings Spring 2010 (with Professor Ram Jakhu)
 
Article, “One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor: A comment on the failed MDA/ATK transaction” (2010) 35-1 Annals of Air & Space L 441 – 49.
 
Researcher/writer: Space Security Index 2010, Chapter Five – Commercial Space (Canada: Project Ploughshares)
 
Article, “Including Space Law and Policy in STEM Curricula” Proceedings 60th IAC 2009.
 
L.L.M. Thesis “Making do with what we have: creating certainty in private space law” (2009) McGill University, Graduate Programs in Law, Montreal QC Canada (published as a book by VDM Verlag Germany)
 
Article, “Achieving a Level Playing Field in Space-Related Public-Private Partnerships: Can Sovereign Immunity Upset the Balance?” (2008) 73:4 J. Air Law & Commerce 723 – 57.
 
Researcher/writer: Space Security Index 2008, Chapter Four – Commercial Space (Canada: Project Ploughshares)
 
Assistant Editor, Annals of Air and Space Law, Volume 33 (2008)
 
Articles Editor, Journal of Space Law, Volume 32, Number 2, Winter 2006
 
Book Review: Making Space Happen: Private Space Ventures and the Visionaries Behind Them By Paula Berinstein, Journal of Space Law, Volume 31, Number 2, 2005