The Bowling Green Civic Assembly Report (June 2018)

2018. Joe Karaganis, Stephanie Sung, Sam Ford

Over 2,000 people participated in our '' online civic conversation in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This report unpacks the Bowling Green results and explains the methodology.

Shadow Libraries (May 2018)

2018. Joe Karaganis (ed.)
Shadow Libraries examines how students get the materials they need for their educations.

"Middle Neighborhoods: Action Agenda for a National Movement" (March 2018)

2018. Paul C. Brophy (ed.), Pamela Puchalski (ed.), Stephanie Sung (ed.)

"Middle Neighborhoods: Action Agenda for a National Movement" is a report that summarizes discussions on policy, practice, and research, as well as priorities and recommendations for action following the meeting, held November 15-16, 2017 in Baltimore.

Download the summary report.

On the Edge: America's Middle Neighborhoods (Oct. 2016)

2016. Paul C. Brophy (ed.)

On the Edge: America’s Middle Neighborhoods aims to stimulate a national dialogue about middle neighborhoods transitioning—for better or worse—across the US.

Middle Neighborhoods Working Group Meeting Schedule Outline (Oct. 2018)


“Building Advocacy for Middle Neighborhoods” on Tuesday, November 13th and Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio is an INVITATION ONLY working group meeting. Download the agenda here.

Oligrapher (May 2017)


Oligrapher is a downloadable social network mapping tool designed to support the work of data journalists and other researchers who tell stories using complex social network data and any dataset.  

Eisenhower Memorial Commission

2016. Eisenhower Memorial Commission

The Eisenhower Memorial Commission launched an interactive website that highlights the unique history and mission of The American Assembly, founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951 during his time as president of Columbia University.

Notice and Takedown in Everyday Practice (March 2016)

2016. Jennifer Urban, Joe Karaganis, Brianna Schofield

A report exploring how the notice and takedown process became one of the principle mechanisms for regulating freedom of expression, and what it means when robots take over the job of mediating conflicts over online speech.

The Open Syllabus Explorer (Jan. 2016)


A navigable map of the higher ed curriculum based on one million syllabi.

"Action Agenda for Historic Preservation in Legacy Cities" (Dec. 2015)

2015. Cara Bertron (ed.)

A report containing a nine-point strategy to shape new approaches to preservation, to adapt existing tools and policies used by preservationists, and to promote place-based collaboration, especially in legacy cities like Newark, Detroit, and Cleveland.

The Rise of the Robo Notice (Aug. 2015)

2015. Joe Karaganis, Jennifer Urban

How the automation of notice and takedown—arguably the key legal procedure for regulating online speech—undermines its core compromise between users, copyright holders, and internet companies.

Connecting People to Work: Workforce Intermediaries and Sector Strategies (July 2014)

2014. Maureen Conway (ed.), Robert P. Giloth (ed.)

Maureen Conway and Robert Giloth bring together new perspectives on workforce development strategies in the health care, construction, manufacturing and restaurant industries.


The 3rd Global Congress Research Survey (Nov. 2013)

2013. Joe Karaganis (ed.)

The American Assembly surveyed members of the Global Congress community to learn more about current projects and priorities in global research and advocacy on intellectual property and access to knowledge. 

新兴经济体的媒体盗版 / Media Piracy in Emerging Economies (June 2013)

2013. Joe Karaganis (ed.)

Media Piracy in Emerging Economies (Chinese edition) is the first large-scale comparative study of media markets, media piracy, and IP enforcement in the developing world.

Copy Culture in the US and Germany (March 2013)

2013. Joe Karaganis (ed.), Lennart Renkema (ed.)

A comparative study of media consumption, media acquisition, and attitudes toward copyright enforcement, based on a 2011 survey of 2,300 US Americans and 1,000 Germans.

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