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By Social Science Space | Published: October 31, 2016
Mary Ellen O’Connell has been appointed as the executive director of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, or DBASSE, at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine effective November 14. She succeeds Robert M. Hauser, who announced his retirement earlier this year. O’Connell’s selection comes after an extensive national search. […]
By SAGE | Published: September 5, 2014
Poornima Madhavan, the founder and director of the Applied Decision Making Lab at Virginia’s Old Dominion University, will direct the Board on Human-Systems Integration at the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. “Her deep knowledge of human systems-integration will help take the board to new heights as it addresses a range of […]
By Social Science Space | Published: June 25, 2014
Heidi Schweingruber, the deputy director of the Board on Science Education (BOSE) at the National Research Council of the National Academies, has been named to head the board. She succeeds Martin Storksdieck, who left the National Research Council this month to become director of the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning at Oregon State […]
By SAGE | Published: October 18, 2012
A group of scholars and experts who are not traditionally associated with the social sciences were found in one location discussing the important accomplishments of social and behavioral scientists.
NAS to Organize Planning Meeting on Possible Development of K-12 Behavioral and Social Sciences Education Framework
By Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences | Published: January 13, 2011
The National Academies’ Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) will be awarded funding for a planning meeting to determine whether to conduct a full panel study to develop a framework for kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) behavioral and social sciences education.