Forum Summaries

Secrets in an Age of Transparency
Summary by Afoma Ofodile, Chloe Lichtenstein, and Yi Zhang

Transparency in modern democratic governance provokes discussion regarding various forms of non-disclosure and secrecy occurring in the political sphere, and how much access should be granted to the individual or media. In this forum, members asked to what degree transparency is necessary, and where the distinctions lie between various forms of disclosure. (read more)


Retooling: Expertise at a Moment of Uncertainty
Summary by Keertan Chauhan

What makes a person a great expert? What is it like to be an expert at this moment of profound uncertainty? What are the challenges and the possibilities? Experts who confront profound issues during uncertain times and decide how to proceed must constantly “retool:” they examine, then re-examine and adjust, within and beyond their field of expertise. (read more)