Interdisciplinarity, a favorite buzzword of faculty and administrators, has been appropriated to describe so many academic pursuits that it is virtually meaningless. With a writing style that is accessible, fluid, and engaging, Lisa R. Lattuca remedies this confusion with an original conceptualization of interdisciplinarity based on interviews with faculty who practice it. She creates a new definition for interdisciplinarity that focuses on the nature of the inquiry behind the work instead of the degrees of integration across disciplines.