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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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 of Public Affairs and the Vice-President 
     for Global Centers, Columbia University
Hon. Brian N. Baird, 4PIRSQ - Consulting in Science, Policy and Communication
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, Chairman, Cross & Joftus, LLC
Julie DaVanzo, Adjunct Senior Economist, the RAND Corporation, and Visiting Lecturer,
     University of California, Irvine
Greg J. Duncan, NAS, Distinguished Professor of Education, Department of Education,
     University of California, Irvine
Susan Hanson, NAS, Distinguished University Professor Emerita, School of Geography,
     Clark University
Glenn C. Loury, Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics,
     Brown University
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
Cora B. Marrett, Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Valerie Reyna, Professor of Human Development and Psychology at Cornell University and
     Co-Director of the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research
Robert B. Wallace, NAM, Irene Ensminger Stecher Professor of Epidemiology and Internal
    Medicine, University of Iowa
Peter Zandan, Global Vice Chairman, Hill and Knowlton Strategies, Research+Data Insights,
    Austin, TX
Jo Ivey Boufford, NAM, New York Academy of Medicine, Ex-Officio member 


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