2010: J. T. Klein. Creating Interdisciplinary Campus Cultures. San Francisco, Jossey Bass and the Association of American Colleges and Universities. The first comprehensive overview of strategies for interdisciplinaryin a systematic approach to identifying activities and interests, leveraging existing resources, benchmarking best practices, building capacity and critical mass, targeting strategic initiatives and loosening of barriers, and scaffolding tto higher levels of strength and sustainability; includes criteria of program review, the interdisciplinary career lifecycle, and endowment building, along with key print and online resources.
2005: J. T. Klein. Humanities, Culture, and Interdisciplinarity: The Changing American Academy. Albany: State University of New York Press. Study of the historical and contemporary relationship of humanities, culture, and interdisciplinarity, with comaprative case studies on the disciplines of literary studies, art history, and music, as well as the fields of American studies, African American studies, and women’s studies.
2002: J. T. Klein (ed.). Interdisciplinary Education in K-12 and College: A Foundation for K-16 Dialogue. New York: The College Board. Klein, J. T. (ed.). The first collection of essays by experts across K–16 with accounts of current integrated and interdisciplinary curricula, course design, team teaching, use of technology, and administration and assessment of interdisciplinary studies programming.
2001: J.T. Klein, and others (eds.). Transdisciplinarity: Joint Problem Solving Among Science, Technology, and Society. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag. A defining collection on research and problem solving involving cooperation of academics and stakeholders, with definitions, materials from an international conference, and essays on research management, knowledge integration, mutual learning, teamwork and partnership, institutional structure, evaluation, and guidelines for practice.
1999: J. T. Klein. Mapping Interdisciplinary Studies. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Colleges and Universities. A discussion piece for campuses embarking on change, with a survey of current trends in the disciplines, interdisciplinary fields, and general education and strategies for integrating interdisciplinary curricula, faculty development, planning processes and pedagogies, assessment, institutional change, and support activities.
1996: J. T. Klein. Crossing Boundaries: Knowledge, Disciplinarities, and Interdisciplinarities in the series on Knowledge: Disciplinarity and Beyond. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia. A conceptual framework for studying interdisciplinary practices, with case studies of six fields (urban, environmental, border, area, women’s, and cultural studies) and interdisciplinary research in literary studies, and in science and technology, accompanied by a thirty-page bibliography.
1994: J. T. Klein & William G. Doty (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies Today. New Directions for Teaching and Learning #58. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Collection of invited chapters on interdisciplinary resources, course development, administration, assessment, and networking, written by AIS past presidents. Inspired by an AIS/SVHE task force report on interdisciplinary studies to the Association of American Colleges (now AAC&U) for their study of “Liberal Education and the Arts and Sciences Major,” and contains the full report.
1990: J. T. Klein. Interdisciplinarity: History, Theory, and Practice. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. An encyclopedic overview of the interdisciplinary landscape covering history and definition of interdisciplinarity, relationship to disciplines, and practices in problem-focused research, health care, and higher education. Accompanied by a 94-page bibliography identifying literature up to the late 1980s.