Tuesday, September 30, 2014 
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Behavior and Cognition

Children, Youth, and Families

Defense and National Security

Economy and the Workforce


Humans, Systems, and Technologies

Law, Crime, and Justice

National Surveys and Statistics

Population and Demography

Research Quality and Use

Society and the Environment

Testing and Assessment

Policy Roundtable of the Behavioral and Social Sciences

The Roundtable brings together policymakers, government producers of data and research, funders of behavioral and social science research, and relevant academic and other researchers who have had policy experience in the federal government to explore ways in which the behavioral and social sciences can better inform and otherwise contribute to more effective and efficient policies and programs of government.

David T. Ellwood (Chair), Scott M. Black Professor of Political Economy and Deand, Harvard Kennedy School
Mary Bohman, Administrator, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Xavier de Souza Briggs, Head, Housing, Community and Economic Development Group,
    Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mark Doms, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce
John Q. Easton*, Director, Institute of Education Services, U.S. Deparment of Education
Sherry Glied, Dean, Wagner School of Public Service, New York University
Naomi Goldstein, Director, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families,
    U.S. Deparment of Health and Human Services
Robert M. Groves, Provost, Georgetown University
David R. Harris
, Provost and Senior Vice President, Tufts University
Jennifer Hunt, Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Labor
J. Steven Landefeld, Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce
John H. Laub, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
    University of Maryland
Lisa M. Lynch, Dean, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
Rebecca Maynard, University Trustee Chair and Professor of Education and Social Policy,
    University of Pennsylvania
Mark B. McClellan, Director, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, The Brookings Institution
Donald B. Moulds, Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation,
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Richard G. Newell, Gendell Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics, and Director, 
    Duke University Energy Initiative, Duke University
Demetra Smith Nightingale, Chief Evaluation Officer, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy,
    U.S. Department of Labor
Michael J. O'Grady, Principal, O'Grady Health Policy, LLC
Jean Lin Pao, General Deputy Asssitant Secretary, Office of Policy Development and Research,
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Gregory K. Ridgeway, Acting Director, National Institute of Justice, U. S. Department of Justice

* Dr. Easton serves as liaison to the Department of Education


Meeting #1: September 26, 2013
Read COSSA's article about the first meeting


Miron Straf, Director
Mary Ann Kasper, Senior Program Assistant
The National Academies