Increasing Diversity in Social Sciences Workshop

March 13 – 14, 2017
The Westin Arlington Gateway

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Join social scientists and representatives of social scientific organizations to discuss strategies for achieving the following objectives:

Enhance teaching and training to encourage more diverse study populations

Improve infrastructure to connect researchers nationally and internationally

Effect institutional changes in manuscript, grant, and tenure review processes



March 13 – 14, 2017
The Westin Arlington Gateway
801 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22203
Fitzgerald Room (A-B)


Attend one or more sessions:
Monday, March 13
9:00 am to 12:30 am – introduction and objective-based
breakout sessions
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm – breakout reports and discussion
3:45 pm to 5:00 – objective-based breakout sessions


Tuesday, March 14
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Panel recommendations and audience feedback


Hosted by
Lera Boroditsky, University of California, San Diego
Dan Hruschka, Arizona State University
Cristine Legare, The University of Texas at Austin
Doug Medin, Northwestern University
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Funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (BCS-1647219)

Free and open to the public
Registration required

Invited Panelists: Karen Adolph, Scott Atran, Megan Bang, Oscar Barbarin, H. Clark Barrett, Juan Camilo Cardenas, Lynne Cooper, Gil Diesendruck, Vivian Dzokoto, Jennifer Eberhardt, Michael Frank, Cynthia Garcia Coll, Michael Gurven, Daniel Haun, Joe Henrich, Asifa Majid, Sarah Mathew, Richard McElreath, Robin Nelson, Nathan Nunn, Sylvia Perry, Barbara Rogoff, Zewelanji Serpell, Twila Tardif

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