New Social Science for the Next Administration

Papers presented at the Policy Studies Organization Dupont Summit
Washington, DC
December 4, 2015

Washington, DC

Introduction to the Panel
Kent Myers

The Urgent Need for a Social Science Upgrade to Presidential Advice: Institutional Fortress, Trojan Horses, Cosmology Episodes, and Resilience Processes
James Douglas Orton, Research Director; Kari O’Grady, Director
Center for Trauma Studies and Resilience Leadership, Loyola University Maryland

Flyjberg’s Phronetic Social Science for National Intelligence
Kent Myers, Science & Technology Policy Analyst
Leidos Inc.

System Literacy for Policy Makers: The Case of Socio_Ecological Systems
Peter Tuddenham, Vice President for Systems Education
International Society for the Systems Sciences

Group Facilitation Methods to Aid Community Development Globally
Stuart Umpleby
Department of Management, The George Washington University

Hidden Dynamics of Flourishing Systems
Govind Shah, Director
SVIC Institute, University City Science Center, Philadelphia


James Douglas Orton and Keri O’Kelly

Kent Myers and Govind Shah

Peter Tuddenham and James Douglas Orton

Peter Tuddenham and Stuart Umpleby

Stuart Umpleby and Kent Myers