Sherry Bell Biography

Sherry Bell

Sherry E. Bell, Ph.D., is Dean of Psychology at Kepler Space University. She is a former Secretary of the National Space Society and a former member of the NSS Board of Directors.

Dr. Bell’s education consists of a B.S. in Psychology from California State University, Stanislaus, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Capella University. She maintains a private practice where she provides executive coaching and related services. She also teams with an M.D. working with patients who have weight loss issues. Dr. Bell’s interests include research and she has been awarded two research grants.

Dr. Bell is an avid supporter of the Space Settlement Movement. From 2005 to 2009 she served as a Senior Leadership Advisor for the Aerospace Technology Working Group. She has made numerous presentations at the National Space Society’s annual conference, the International Space Development Conference, where she frequently chairs a track. Dr. Bell has published three chapters in space-related books and is the editor of one space settlement related book, Living in Space: Cultural and Social Dynamics, Opportunities, and Challenges in Permanent Space Habitats.