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January 11, 2013  
Dr. Joan Johnson-Freese

Recently the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations hosted a talk by Dr. Joan Johnson-Freese, a faculty member at the Naval War College and the former Director of the Center for Space Policy and Law at the University of Florida.


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Within international and national security studies, Dr. Johnson-Freese focuses on globalization and technology programs and policies generally, and space programs and policies specifically, including issues relating to technology transfer, missile defense, and space security. Dr. Johnson-Freese has testified before Congress on several occasions regarding Chinese space activities and space security issues. She is on the editorial board of China Security, a member of the International Academy of Astronautics, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Space University, served on the Space Studies Board of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Lyles Commission to examine the future of the U.S. civil space program, and an Adjunct Professor at the Watson Institute, Brown University.


This talk was recorded December 10, 2012 at Point Lookout in Northport.


Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations

Institute for National Strategic Studies

Naval War College


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