The presentations below were part of a Stated Meeting at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ 2012 Induction weekend, held on Sunday, October 7, 2012 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

Democracy and a Civil Society

Jim Leach, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities


Norman J. Ornstein, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

On the Courts

Diane P. Wood, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

On Diplomacy and the Military

Karl Eikenberry, Stanford University; former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan

On Government

Philip Bredesen, Former Governor of Tennessee

On Print and Online Journalism

Martin Baron, The Boston Globe

On Broadcast Journalism

Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour

On Journalism and Education

Alex S. Jones, Harvard Kennedy School