Dr. Roy Balleste
Professor of Law – St. Thomas University School of Law
Director, Cybersecurity LL.M. Program
rballeste@stu.edu
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Dr. Roy Balleste
Professor of Law – St. Thomas University School of Law
Director, Cybersecurity LL.M. Program
rballeste@stu.edu

Phone: (305) 623-2341
Roy Balleste is Professor of Law, Law Library Director, and Director of the LL.M. in Cybersecurity Law & Policy Program. Professor Balleste completed his doctorate degree (J.S.D.) in Intercultural Human Rights, analyzing internet governance policy, including its history, actors, and institutions. While completing the LL.M. thesis at the Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University, Balleste researched and wrote about the crossroads of cybersecurity, rules of engagement, and space law. He was the 2017 recipient of the Nicolas Mateesco Matte Prize. Professor Balleste teaches internet governance law and policy and cybersecurity law and policy. He has concentrated his scholarship and advocacy in the areas associated with the regulatory structure of the Internet, cybersecurity, outer space law, and cybersecurity in outer space.

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Maj. Ross Brown, USAF
Chief of International, Space, and Operations Law
U.S. Air Force, Vandenberg Air Force Base
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Maj. Ross Brown, USAF
Chief of International, Space, and Operations Law
U.S. Air Force, Vandenberg Air Force Base
Maj. Ross Brown iis an active duty judge advocate in the United States Air Force. He is currently assigned to Headquarters Fourteenth Air Force at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, where he serves as the Chief of International, Space, and Operations Law. In that capacity, Maj Brown advises the two-star commanding general and subordinate commanders and staff on space, international, intelligence, operations, and national security law issues related to the Department of Defense’s space operations. In his role at Fourteenth Air Force, Maj Brown also serves on the legal staff of United States Space Command’s Combined Force Space Component Command, which is responsible for integrating space effects with terrestrial operations.

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Gilles Doucet
Independent Space Security Consultant
President, Spectrum Space Security Inc.
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Gilles Doucet
Independent Space Security Consultant
President, Spectrum Space Security Inc.
Gilles Doucet is an independent space security consultant, President of Spectrum Space Security Inc. and technical consultant for ABH Aerospace LLC. Doucet’s consultancy focuses on the convergence of satellite technology, military space applications, space governance and international space security cooperation. Spectrum provides consulting services for space security research, education and training. Professor Doucet is a member and Technical Lead of the drafting committee for the Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space.

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Michelle Hanlon
Associate Director
National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law
University of Mississippi School of Law
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Michelle Hanlon
Associate Director
National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law
University of Mississippi School of Law
Michelle Hanlon is Associate Director of the National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law and an instructor of aviation and space law. Hanlon’s focus of research at McGill was commercial space and the intersection of commerce and public law.

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Vanessa Henri
Attorney
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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Vanessa Henri
Attorney
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Vanessa Henri is an academic and legal expert on data protection laws. She has worked on topics such as cyber-espionage, and her studies on the Dark Web were funded by the Quebec Bar Association, prior to publication in the Canadian Journal of Law and Technologies. She has published a variety of other data privacy-related materials and has contributed as a speaker to various conferences about data protection laws and cybersecurity-related liabilities.

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Dr. Joanna Kuleza
Assistant Professor of International Law and Internet Governance
University of Lodz, Poland
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Dr. Joanna Kuleza
Assistant Professor of International Law and Internet Governance
University of Lodz, Poland
Joanna Kulesza is a tenured Professor of Law and teaches International Law, Internet Governance and Media Law. Currently serving as a scientific committee member for the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union and for the At-Large Advisory Committee of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, she successfully combines academia with policy work.

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Dr. Roza Pati
Professor of Law & Executive Director, Graduate Program in Intercultural Human Rights
rpati@stu.edu
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Dr. Roza Pati
Professor of Law & Executive Director, Graduate Program in Intercultural Human Rights
rpati@stu.edu
Roza Pati is a tenured Professor of Law at St. Thomas University School of Law, where she also co-directs the programs of Master of Laws and the Doctorate of the Science of Law in Intercultural Human Rights. She teaches International Law, Human Rights Law, Human Trafficking Law, and Comparative Law. Inspired by her work against human trafficking since the early 1990s, Dr. Pati founded in 2010 the John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy, an institute she continues to direct.

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