Marissa Martin is a PhD candidate at the Freeman Air and Space Institute and the Defence Studies Department, King’s College London. Her research examines how middle powers and close allies respond to a shifting security environment, the changing character of conflict, and doubts about the United States' reliability, through the lens of their respective space policies. The project undertakes three comparative case studies– the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.
Marissa earned her MA in Security Policy Studies with a concentration in science and technology from George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington, DC and her BA in International Relations from Florida International University in Miami, FL. She has previously worked as a Public Affairs Intern for US Embassy Bern and as a counterspace intern for the Secure World Foundation.
- Space security
- Space policy
- Space sustainability
- Strategic alliances
- Changing character of conflict
- Military innovation