Robert D. Putnam


Robert D. Putnam is the Malkin Research Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University and a former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Nationally honored as a leading humanist and a renowned scientist, he has written fourteen books, including the bestselling Our Kids and Bowling Alone, and has consulted for the last four US Presidents. In 2012, President Obama awarded him the National Humanities Medal, the nation's highest honor for contributions to the humanities. His research program, the Saguaro Seminar, is dedicated to fostering civic engagement in America. Visit


Better Together: Restoring the American Community

Robert D. Putnam and Lewis Feldstein


Hanging Together: Cooperation and Conflict in the the...

Nicholas Bayne and Robert D. Putnam


American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us

David E. Campbell and Robert D. Putnam


The Age of Obama: The Changing Place of Minorities in British...

Tom Clark, Edward Fieldhouse, et al.


Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis

Robert D. Putnam