Advisory Board

Professor Christine Hansen

Christine Hansen, Ph.D., MA, MA, MAS is a past Director of Academics and Assistant Professor at Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University. She is also a commercial space entrepreneur and advocate.
Christine has conducted research on the politics of event-based electronic surveillance of emerging infectious disease at Project Argus in Washington, D.C. and at the Global Disease Detection Operations Center (GDDOC) at the CDC in Atlanta.
An award-winning writer, she wrote the very first newspaper article that ever appeared on Luis and Walter Alvarez’s asteroid impact theory of dinosaur extinction. She received the Norman Meller Award and worked on a two-year National Science Foundation project to create a machine-human linguistics system at the University of Hawaii. She is interested in theories of formal information in communication, and their applications to linguistics, artificial intelligence, and systems theory. She also speaks on space mining and ISRU topics.
Christine earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science and Linguistics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa between 2001 and 2010. She earned her Masters of Aeronautical Science at Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University in 2012. She has taught for the University of Hawaii, Hawaii Pacific University, and Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University.
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