Publications

The Academy maintains an active publications program to disseminate new knowledge as well as recommendations from Academy research.

Publications

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NOV 2021

State of the Humanities 2021: Workforce & Beyond

A new study finds that humanities majors are similar to graduates from almost every other field with respect to perceived well-being, even though they tend to earn less and have slightly higher levels of unemployment than business majors and graduates from some STEM fields.
Project
Humanities Indicators
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OCT 2021

Art Is Work

A report from the Commission on the Arts, at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, acknowledges and affirms the important place of artists as part of the American workforce and recommends policies to support creative workers.
Project
Commission on the Arts
Report |
SEP 2021

Art for Life’s Sake

This report from the Commission on the Arts calls on parents, teachers, and governments at the national, state, and local level to recognize the value of arts education and put in place changes that will assure access to every student.
Project
Commission on the Arts
Report |
FEB 2021

Measuring Civil Justice for All

A new Academy whitepaper that provides a blueprint for the collection of data about civil justice activity in the United States.
Project
Data Collection and Legal Services for Low-income Americans
Report |
DEC 2020

America and the International Future of Science

This new publication, America and the International Future of Science, presents the case for robust U.S. support for and participation in international scientific collaborations - featuring benefits and proposals for addressing challenges.
Project
Challenges for International Scientific Partnerships
Report |
NOV 2020

The Humanities in American Life

A national survey by the Academy's Humanities Indicators reveals considerable public engagement in a range of humanities activities at home and in the workplace, as well as wide support that the humanities confer personal, societal, and economic benefits.
Project
Humanities Indicators
Report |
SEP 2020

Civil Justice for All

A new report highlights the challenges that low-income Americans face in achieving civil justice and recommendations for addressing the problem.
Project
Making Justice Accessible: Designing Legal Services for the 21st Century
Report |
JUN 2020

Our Common Purpose

This publication is the final report of the bipartisan Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship. It includes 31 recommendations to strengthen America’s institutions and civic culture to help a nation in crisis emerge with a more resilient democracy.
Project
Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship