Dr. Jana Robinson

Dr. Jana Robinson is currently  Space Security Program Director at the Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI). She previously served as a Space Policy Officer at the European External Action Service (EEAS) in Brussels, as well as a Space Security Advisor to the Foreign Ministry of the Czech Republic. From 2009 to 2013, Ms. Robinson worked as Resident Fellow at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), seconded from the European Space Agency (ESA), leading the Institute’s Space Security Research Programme.

Prior to joining ESPI, Dr. Robinson served as Development Director at PSSI from 2005 to 2009, and administered its affiliate organization in Washington DC, PSSI Washington. Ms. Robinson is an elected member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) and the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA). She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the George C. Marshall Missile Defense Project of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. Ms. Robinson holds a PhD from the Charles University’s Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Political Studies, in the field of space security. She also holds two Master’s Degrees, from George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs and Palacky University in Olomouc, respectively. She received scholarships to attend the International Space University’s (ISU) 2009 Space Studies Program (SSP09), the 2008 Summer Training Course at the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, and a one-year course of study at Shanghai University 1999-2000.

 

E-mail: jrobinson at pssi.cz

 

Recent Publications:


Robinson, Jana. “Deterring Chinese and Russian Space Hybrid Warfare by Economic and Financial Means,” The Space Review (September 18, 2017).
Available at:  http://www.thespacereview.com/article/3331/1 
 

Robinson, Jana. “Global Assessment: Is the World Ready for Space Security to Go ‘Live’?” in 2016 Space Security Index (SSI) Report, edited by Jessica West, 121-125. Ontario: Project Ploughshares, October 2016.

 

Robinson, Jana. “Crisis in Space: Are We Ready for a Service Disruption?”, The Ploughshares Monitor 37/3 (Autumn 2016), available here: http://ploughshares.ca/pl_publications/a-crisis-in-outer-space/

 

Robinson, Jana “Governance Challenges at the Intersection of Space and Cyber Security,” The Space Review (February 15, 2016)

 

Robinson, Jana. “Space Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures.” In Handbook of Space Security: Policies, Applications and Programs, edited by Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Peter L. Hays, Jana Robinson, Denis Moura and Christina Giannopapa, 291-298. New York, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London: Springer, 2015.

 

Robinson, Jana. “U.S. Space Security and Allied Outreach.” In Handbook of Space Security: Policies, Applications and Programs, edited by Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Peter L. Hays, Jana Robinson, Denis Moura and Christina Giannopapa, 325-336. New York, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London: Springer, 2015.

 

Robinson, Jana. “Space Security Policies and Strategies of States and International Organizations.” In Handbook of Space Security: Policies, Applications and Programs, edited by Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Peter L. Hays, Jana Robinson, Denis Moura and Christina Giannopapa, 301-308. New York, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London: Springer, 2015.

 

Jana Robinson and Frank Asbeck, “Europe’s Space Security Contingencies and Preparedness.” In European Autonomy in Space, edited by Cenan El-Akabi (Geneva: Springer International Publishing, 2014), 105-112.

 

Robinson, Jana and Michael Romancov, “The European Union and Space: Opportunities and Risks,” EU Nonproliferation Consortium: Non-Proliferation Paper 37 (January 2014): 1-10 

 

Robinson, Jana and Michael Romancov, “Space Crisis Management: Filling the Gaps,“ Space and Defense Journal of the United States Air Force Academy 6:1 (Fall 2012): 35-47

 

Robinson, Jana and Fabien Evrard, “Status of Europe’s Space Cooperation with Asia,” European Space Policy Institute 61 (July 2012)

 

Robinson, Jana and Vladimir Silhan, “Securing Outer Space: A Major Global Challenge,” The Science for Population Protection 1 (2012)