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Sociocultural Data to Accomplish Department of Defense Missions: Toward a Unified Social Framework - Workshop Summary
Panel I—Conflict Is Local: Mapping the Sociocultural Terrain
Dr. George Tita, Planning Committee and University of California, Irvine Moderator:
What sociocultural factors must be understood to achieve military success in conflict environments? Guiding Question:
Sociocultural Intelligence (SOCINT)
Mr. Kerry Patton, Henley Putnam University
From Dark Web to Geopolitical Web: Collection and Analysis
Dr. Hsinchun Chen, University of Arizona
Addressing Concentrations of Core Offenders
Mr. David Kennedy, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Implications and Q&A
Dr. Judee Burgoon
Participants are invited to use computers in meeting room to submit questions for the committee and panelists to address.
Panel II —Bridging Sociocultural Gaps in Cooperative Relationships
Dr. Andrew Imada, Planning Committee and A.S. Imada & Associates Moderator:
What sociocultural knowledge will enable Department of Defense personnel to work with cooperative partners (international and indigenous) to make local populations feel safe? Guiding Question:
The Specificity of Culture and Context
Dr. Robert Rubinstein, The Maxwell School of Syracuse University
The Four Elementary Forms of Social Relations—and Their Cultural Implementations
Dr. Alan Fiske, University of California, Los Angeles