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Administration

Edward B. Kiker, Chairman, Board of Directors

Haroon B. Oqab, President/CEO, Director of Research and Development

Naté Sushereba, CFO/Registrar/Vice President of Finance & Administration

Kat Krone, Director, Library Resources, Archives and Special Collections

George S. Robinson, III, LL.D., Senior Legal Counsel

Fred Gainous, Ph.D., Director

Hollyana Melear,  M.Ed.,  Director of Institute Advancement

 

Academic Deans

Gordon Arthur, Dean, Department of Space Philosophy and Theory

Howard Bloom, Dean, Department of Cosmic Intelligence and Information Systems

Amina Omarova, Dean of Department of Space Science, Technology, and Engineering

John Mankins, Dean of Department of Space Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

David Schrunk, Dean, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Governance

Michael Snead, Dean of Department of Space Infrastructure and Sustainable Exploration

Frank White, Dean, Department of Human Space Factors

 

Faculty

Arthur, Gordon, Ph.D.

Dean, Department of Space Philosophy and Theory

B.Sc., Physics, University of Birmingham, UK

M.A., Philosophy of Religion, King’s College London, UK

Ph.D., Theology, King’s College London, UK

 

Bloom, Howard, B.A.

Professor of Practice

B.A., English Literature and Psychology, New York University

 

Deroko, Blanka, Ph.D., M.A., B.A.

Professor

B.A., Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art, Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

M.A., Master of Fine Arts, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Plymouth University, UK

 

Elsey, Barry, Ph.D.

Doctoral Research Principal Supervisor

Diploma, Social Policy Administration, London School of Economics

M.A., Adult Education, University of Liverpool, UK

Ph.D., Adult Education, University of Nottingham, UK

 

Fisler, Joel, M.D., AAOS

Professor

B.A., History, Tulane University

M.D., University of Missouri  

AAOS, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri

 

Gainous, Fred, Ph.D.

Professor

B.S., Agriculture, Florida A&M University

M.S., Agriculture, University of Florida

Ed.D., Curriculum, University of Florida

 

Greason, Jeffrey, E.E.

Professor of Practice

B.S., Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

 

Lee, Pascal, PhD, M.S., M.E. B.Sc.

Professor

B.Sc., Physics, University of Paris

M.E., Geology and Geophysics, Institute of Science and Technology, University of Paris

M.S.,  Astronomy and Space Sciences, Cornell University

Ph.D., Astronomy and Space Sciences, Cornell University

 

Mankins, John, M.B.A., M.S., B.S.

Dean of Department of Space Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

B.S., Physics, Harvey Mudd College

M.S., Physics, University of California, Los Angeles

M.B.A., Policy Analysis, Drucker School at Claremont Graduate University

 

Melear, Hollyana A. M.A

Dean of Department of Space Science Education

M.A., Language Arts, St. Edward’s University

 

Nezami, Annahita CPsychol. DPsych. MSc. BSc.

Professor

BSc., Psychology, Roehampton University, London

MSc., Forensic Psychology, Middlesex University, London

DPsych., Counselling Psychology, City, University of London.

 

Omarova, Amina, Ph.D.

Dean of Department of Space Science, Technology, and Engineering

M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Bauman Moscow State Technical University

M.S., Applied Project Management, University of Adelaide, Australia

Ph.D., Project Management, University of Adelaide, Australia

 

Pyle, Rod, M.A.

Professor

B.F.A., Film and TV, Art Center College of Design

M.A., Communication Research, Stanford University

 

Oqab, Haroon, MEng., MEng, BSc., BSc.

Professor; VP Research & Development

BSc., Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario

BSc., Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario

MEng., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario

MEng., Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Western Ontario

 

Robinson III, George, LL.D.

Professor

LL.B., Biochemistry Law, University of Virginia School of Law

LL.M., Space Law, McGill University

DCL, Space Law, McGill University

 

Rollins, Oneida, M.A.

Professor

B.A., Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas

M.A., TV Broadcast Journalism, University of Miami

 

Schrunk, David, M.D.

Dean, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Governance

B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University

M.S., General Science, Iowa State University

M.D., University of Iowa

Diplomate, Radiology Medicine, University of Missouri

Diplomate, Nuclear Medicine, University of Missouri

 

Snead, James Michael, M.S.

Professor

B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Cincinnati

M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology

 

Wagner, Mark, Ph.D.

Professor

B.A.,  Liberal Studies, California Polytechnic State University

M.A., Cross-Cultural Education, National University

Ph.D., Education Technology, Walden University

 

White, Frank, MPhil.

Dean, Department of Human Space Factors

A.B., Social Studies, Harvard College

MPhil, Politics, Oxford University

 

In Memoriam

Krone, Robert M., Ph.D.           

President and Senior Faculty

B.A., Cinematography, University of Southern California

M.P.I.A., Public & International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh

Ph.D., Political & Policy Science, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Jack Cowan        

Vice President for Space Construction

Former President of Kasler Corporation

Former Director of Kasler Corporation