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External Advisory Council Members

2013 Scheduled Meetings:

  • Thursday, September 26

2014 Scheduled Meetings:

  • Monday, January 27
  • Week of April 7

The purpose of the EAC is to advise GPRI on:

  • Vision, goals, plans, programs, and outreach in its global activities to include: global policy research, international education programs, research collaborations, and special relationships;
  • Communications with policy makers, the media, and the public at large on science- informed policy and policy- informed science;
  • Policy linkages of importance among global, national, sub-national levels in the seven specific theme areas of the GPRI;
  • Synergistic relationships with national and international policy, education, research, and funding
    agencies and served constituents;
  • Sustainability of GPRI’s strategic aim to become a global university in terms of human and financial


Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr.
Director Emeritus, Global Policy Research Institute, Purdue University

Rear Admiral (ret.) Susan Blumenthal
Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

Rear Admiral (ret.) Jay M. Cohen
Chertoff Group

Honorable Charles F. Conner
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

Professor Susan Cozzens
Georgia Tech

Joann P. DiGennaro
Center for Excellence in Education

Professor Moira Gunn
Host, National Public Radio/Tech Nation & BioTech Nation

Ambassador Marwan Muasher
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Ambassador Louise V. Oliver
Distinguished Fellow, Institute of World Politics

Professor Robert Paarlberg
Wellesley College

Professor Barry Rabe
University of Michigan

Dr. C.N.R. Rao
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

James B. Robb
Northeast Utilities System

George M. Scalise
Retired Vice President, Semiconductor Industry Association

Anne M. Schowe
Retired Vice President, Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Professor Ismail Serageldin
The Library of Alexandria

Dr. Starnes Walker
U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet U.S. Navy

Dr. William Weldon


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Global Policy Research Institute
Purdue University
The Schowe House
1341 Northwestern Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47906