Scholarship on disabilities and the policies shaping university research

Special Initiative Conferences:
Research Policy

Planning for the Role of Behavioral Sciences in National Research

This special initiative research retreat was held March 14-16, 2007 at the Tempe Mission Palms Conference Center, Tempe, Arizona. Representatives from funding agencies, research universities, professional associations, and research faculty in Behavioral Science participated in formal presentations, moderated discussions, and then conference participants (.pdf) continued related discussions over meals and in the relaxed atmosphere. The action statement, photo gallery, and presentations from the retreat may be accessed at the following links: 2007 Statement (.pdf). Conference photo gallery. Presentations.


standing, left to right: Evelyn Haaheim, Barbara Wanchisen, Steven Breckler, Michelle Keeney, Peggy McCardle, Marion Mueller, Susan Fiske, Bill Yost
seated, left to right: Alan Kraut, Joe Steinmetz, Richard Nakamura, Mabel Rice, Richard Schiefelbusch, David Lightfoot, David Abrams, Steve Warren
Titles and institutional affiliations (.pdf)

Photo gallery online!
conference photos by Tim Trumble


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