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Our Research Associates

Nestor Delgado

Nestor Delgado is a second year law student at the University of Mississippi School of Law from Pascagoula, Mississippi. Mr. Delgado holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Leadership from the University of Mississippi. Prior to this academic year, Mr. Delgado interned for the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation in Washington D.C. He worked with the Aviation and Space Subcommittee on FAA and NASA policy issues and the Security Subcommittee on Coast Guard policy issues.  His research focuses on the effects of preemption on legislation and ordinances passed by state and local governments that address the integration of unmanned aircraft into the airspace of their jurisdiction. His area of interest includes legislation and ordinances passed by state and local governments to create a state-operated, county-operated or city-operated unmanned aircraft registry. An example is the case of Singer v. City of Newton, where multiple provisions of an ordinance passed by the Newton City Council were found by a Massachusetts District Court judge to be subject to conflict preemption.

 

 

Tara Fulmer

Tara Fulmer is a second-year law student in the Concentration in Air and Space Law. She led a study on the regulatory requirements for aerial photography from scheduled commercial passenger aircraft.  Prior to law school, she was a certified paralegal in Florida and has experience with the telecommunications industry through her time with Verizon Wireless.

 

 
 

 

Dradin Kreft

Dradin Kreft is a third-year law student in the Concentration in Air and Space Law. Current, he serves as President of the U.Miss Air and Space Law Society and as a Space Law Fellow in the Office of U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo. After graduation he intends to stay in D.C. to enhance his space law policy experience before sitting for the bar exam in February 2021. He graduated from the University of Idaho and has experience as a paralegal in a mid-sized, Seattle-based law firm.

 
 
 

 

Nathaniel Snyder

Nathaniel is a third-year law student in the Concentration in Air and Space Law. He leads a NASA funded study analyzing the efficiency of the agency’s procurement processes. He also serves as a Student Editor for the Journal of Space Law. Nathaniel was the inaugural Space Law Fellow in the Office of U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo. He received his B.A. in Accountancy from the University of Mississippi.