Released in November 2020 by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, this report provides insights from a nationally representative survey of the public's attitudes and engagement with the humanities.
A series of five meetings were held in 2012 and 2013 focused on the issues of science and security and biological research. Meeting participants included the AAU, APLU, AAAS, and the FBI. Each meeting provided a corresponding report.
The Heart of the Matter, a report of the American Academy’s Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, is intended to advance a dialogue on the importance of the humanities and social sciences to the future of our nation.