The Natural,” The Common Reader October 16, 2017

“Humanities: The Case for Data,” Liberal Education Winter 2010 and The Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences Spring 2010

With Neal Lane, “Where to Spend Our Research Dollars: A Progressive Stimulus Package Should Include Grant Reform,” Science Progress Thursday, January 22, 2009

“Advice to the Next President,” Letters to the Next President: Strengthening America’s Foundation in Higher Education, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg and Gerald B. Kauvar, eds., The Kohn/Ferry Institute 2008.

With Joel E. Cohen, “Academia in the Crosshairs,” The Boston Globe September 30, 2007.