Publications

The Academy maintains an active publications program to disseminate new knowledge as well as recommendations from Academy research.
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Report |
FEB 2019

Encountering Science in America

This data-rich report highlights the range and diversity of opportunities for science-centered activities – from aquariums and zoos and science festivals to entertainment and news and social media – and provides insight into why people engage.
Project
The Public Face of Science
Research Paper |
JAN 2019

Nuclear Weapons in a Changing Global Order

Essays investigate how changes and potential instability among nuclear weapons states are affecting the broader geopolitical landscape.
Authors Steven E. Miller, Robert Legvold, and Lawrence Freedman
Report |
FEB 2018

Perceptions of Science in America

Amid increasing concern over the extent to which the public values scientific evidence, this report offers an in-depth examination of the current state of trust in science among Americans.
Project
The Public Face of Science
Research Paper |
MAR 2017

Undergraduate Financial Aid in the United States

To inform discussions of the future of undergraduate education in the United States, and the role of financial aid within it, this paper provides an overview of undergraduate financial aid—its motivations, its moving parts, and its controversies.
Author Judith Scott-Clayton