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Defense and National Security

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Education

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Law, Crime, and Justice

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Testing and Assessment

The Henry and Bryna David Lecture

 

The Henry and Bryna David Endowment awards innovative research in the behavioral and social sciences by selecting a leading expert and researcher to write an article in their field to be presented at the National Academy of Sciences and published in Issues in Science and Technology


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2014 Award  
21st Century Inequality:  Does Discrimination Still Matter? 
 
Roland FryerL Dr. Roland Fryer
Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics
Harvard University


Watch the lecture
   
2013 Award     
Is American Science in Decline?   
      
Yu Xie 

Dr. Yu Xie

Otis Dudley Duncan Professor, Sociology and Statistics
     Research Professor, Institute for Social Research

University of Michigan


Watch the lecture
Read the article in
Issues in Science and Technology

    

2012 Award   

Improving Defense Acquisition with State-of-the-Art Statistics and Systems Engineering

 

  
 Vijay_Nair 

Dr. Vijay Nair (bio)

Donald A. Darling Professor, Department of Statistics and

    Professor, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering

University of Michigan

 

► Watch the lecture 

 

   
2011 Award  
Should the Science of Adolescent Brain Development Inform Public Policy?
   
David Lecture 

Dr. Lawrence Steinberg (bio)

Distinguished University Professor and

   Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology

Temple University

 

Watch the lecture

Read the article in Issues in Science and Technology
 

  
2010 Award  
Rules versus Technologies as the Escape from Great Distress
   
 Paul Romer 

Dr. Paul Romer (bio)

Senior Fellow, SCID (Stanford Center for International

  Development) and SIEPR (Stanford Institute for Economic

  Policy Research)

Stanford University

 

►  Watch the lecture

Read the article in Issues in Science and Technology

   
2009 Award  
The Affordability Problem: How Colleges and Government Can Work Together   
   
 Bridget_Long 

Dr. Bridget Long (bio)

Professor of Education and Economics

Harvard Graduate School of Education

 

Read the article in Issues in Science and Technology 

   
2008 Award  
The Role of Technology Transfer in Economic Development: Asian Successes vs. Middle Eastern Failures   
 
 Howard_Pack 

Dr. Howard Pack (bio)

Professor of Business and Public Policy and

  Professor of Management 

Wharton School

University of Pennsylvania

 

Listen to the Lecture (mp3)

Powerpoint Presentation

Read the article in Issues in Science and Technology

   
2006 Award  
Growing Old or Living Long: Take Your Pick  
   
Laura_Carstensen 

Dr. Laura Carstensen (bio)

Director of the Stanford Center on Longevity and

  Professor of Psychology

Stanford University

 

Powerpoint Presentation

Read the article in Issues in Science and Technology 

   
2004 Award  
Economics, Computer Science, and Policy
   
Michael_Kearns 

Dr. Michael Kearns (bio)

Professor and National Center Chair

Department of Computer and Information Science

University of Pennsylvania

 

Read the article in Issues in Science and Technology

   
2002 Award  
Memory Faults and Fixes
   
Elizabeth_Loftus 

Dr. Elizabeth F. Loftus (bio)

Distinguished Professor of Social Ecology, and

  Professor of Law, and Cognitive Science

University of California, Irvine

 

Read the article in Issues in Science and Technology

   

 

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