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Project Title: Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral Sciences for Applications to National Security

PIN: DBASSE-BBCSS-17-02         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences
Intelligence Community Studies Board

Bhatt, Sujeeta

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Math, Chemistry, and Physics

Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Applications to National Security
June 27, 2017 - June 28, 2017
J. Erik Jonsson Woods Hole Center
314 Quissett Ave.
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Thelma Cox
Phone: 202-334-1734


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
In Person:
Paul Sackett
Gary Berntson
Kathleen Carley
Nancy Cooke
Noshir Contractor
Jeffrey Johnson
David Matsumoto
Carmen Medina
Jonathan Moreno
Jeffrey Taliaferro
Gregory Treverton
Jeremy Wolfe

By Phone/WebEx:
Joy Rohde

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Review of the statement of task
Discussion of the white papers submitted in response to the calls for white papers
Committee conflicts of interest and bias discussion
Identification of workshop topics (1: Culture, Language, and Behavior; 2: Political/strategic reasoning; 3: Networks; 4: Sensory, Cognitive, and Decision Sciences; 5: Workforce Development; 6: Narratives)
Planned for future meetings

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Agenda, roster, member bios, and travel information
Statement of Task
Summary of White Papers for both Calls 1 and

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: September 12, 2017