This "Afterword" essay was written several months after the Frontiers of Democracy 2014 conference. It offers the Journal of Public Deliberation's editors' reflections on the conference and connections to the articles published in this special issue.
Black, Laura W.; Shaffer, Timothy J.; and Thomas, Nancy L.
"Reflecting on the State of our Field: Challenging our Purpose, Impact, and Potential,"
Journal of Public Deliberation: Vol. 10
, Article 25.
Available at: http://www.publicdeliberation.net/jpd/vol10/iss1/art25