Michelle L.D. Hanlon, the Co-Director of the Air and Space Law Program at the University of Mississippi School of Law, is a distinguished expert in space law. She serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Space Law and the Journal of Drone Law and Policy. Besides her academic role, she co-founded For All Moonkind, a nonprofit seeking protection for human cultural heritage in outer space. Instrumental in developing the One Small Step Act, she contributes to the UN discourse on space law. She also advises The Hague Institute and various space-related startups. Her qualifications include a BA from Yale, JD from Georgetown, and an LLM in Air and Space Law from McGill University. Her expertise spans negotiating cross-border tech mergers to advising entrepreneurs on market innovations.
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