1. Mircea Geoana, president of the Senate in Romania’s Parliament and head of the country’s Social Democratic Party, makes a compelling case for interdisciplinary thinking as a prerequisite for solving real-world problems. See article in the New York Times (click here).
2. Montgomery McFate uses the social sciences to easy relations between American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and the local people, see Atlantic Monthly story “27 Brave Thinker Who are Shaping the Future,” (click here).