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  Mariel Borowitz
Assistant Professor
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Ph.D., University of Maryland
Joined faculty in 2011

Research areas/interests
Space Policy, Information Policy, Open Data, Remote Sensing, Earth Observations, Human Spaceflight

Current and recent projects  
Most of my current research focuses on international cooperation in Earth observation satellites, and in the development of satellite data sharing policies, in particular.

I am currently working as an IPA with the Science Mission Directorate Strategic Integration and Management Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Recent and selected publications  
Borowitz, Mariel and Jonathan Battat. “Multidisciplinary Evaluation of Next Steps for Human Space Exploration: Technical and Strategic Analysis of Option,” Space Policy, 35 (2016): 33-42.
Borowitz, Mariel. “Is it Time for Commercial Weather Satellites? Analyzing the Case of Global Navigation Satellite System Radio Occultation.” New Space, 4.2 (2016): 115-122.
Borowitz, Mariel. “Challenges to Developing a Global Satellite Climate Monitoring System.” Astropolitics. 12.2-3 (2015): 162-184.

Professional associations
International Studies Association
Group on Earth Observation Data Sharing Working Group