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Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
DBASSE Advisory Committee 
The oversight of DBASSE’s work is entrusted to an advisory committee, which is responsible for shaping the division’s intellectual and strategic goals and providing direction on emerging issues in the social and behavioral sciences and education. The advisory committee also performs strategic reviews of the division’s boards and standing committees on a regular basis, and serves as a resource to DBASSE staff by participating in division activities, identifying potential participants for standing and study committees, and interacting with relevant professional communities.


Kenneth Prewitt, Chair, Carnegie Professor, School of International and Public Affairs,
     Columbia University
Hon. Brian N. Baird, President, Antioch University Seattle
Cynthia M. Beall, NAS, S. Idell Pyle Professor of Anthropology, Department of
     Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University
Karen S. Cook, NAS, Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology, Stanford University
Christopher Cross, President Emeritus and Chairman, Cross & Joftus, LLC
Julie DaVanzo, Senior Economist and Demographer, The RAND Corporation
Greg J. Duncan, NAS, Distinguished Professor of Education, Department of Education,
     University of California, Irvine
Susan Fiske, NAS, Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and Professor of Public Affairs,
     Department of Psychology, and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International 
     Affairs, Princeton University
Robert M. Groves, NAS/IOM, Provost and Gerard Campbell Professor, Department of
     Mathematics and Statistics and the Department of Sociology, Georgetown University
Susan Hanson, NAS, Distinguished University Professor Emerita, School of Geography,
     Clark University
Robert L. Johnson, Dean, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New
Arthur Lupia, Hal R. Varian Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan
William Marras, NAE, Professor and Director, Honda Endowed Chair, ISE Department, The
    Ohio State University
Emilio F. Moran, NAS, John A Hannah Distinguished Professor of Global Change Science
    and Geography, Center for Global Change and Earth Observations and Department of
    Geography, Michigan State University
Hon. John Edward Porter, NAS/IOM, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Health and Education
    Practice Group
Eugenie C. Scott, NAS, Executive Director, National Center for Science Education
Beth A. Simmons, NAS, Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs and Director of the
    Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard Universithy
Marta Tienda, Maurice P. During '22 Professor of Demographic Studies, and Professor of
    Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Barbara Boyle Torrey, Visiting Scholar and Guest Researcher, Division of Behavioral and
    Social Research at the National Institute on Aging
Robert B. Wallace, IOM, Irene Ensminger Stecher Professor of Epidemiology and Internal
    Medicine, University of Iowa
Jo Ivey Boufford, IOM, New York Academy of Medicine, Ex-Officio member 


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