Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Sikkink, Kathryn. The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities. Yale University Press, 2020.
Holdren, John P. "The Overwhelming Case for No First Use." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 76.1 (January 2020): 3-7.
Risse, Mathias. "From Unalienable Rights to Membership Rights in the World Society." Fall 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Evan Perkoski. "A Source of Escalation or a Source of Restraint? An Empirical Investigation of How Civil Society Affects Mass Killings." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-027, September 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What to Look for in Any Deal Between the U.S. and the Taliban." Bloomberg Opinion, August 8, 2019.
Carter, Ashton B. Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon. Dutton, 2019.
Risse, Mathias, and Steven Livingston. "The Future Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Humans and Human Rights." Ethics and International Affairs 33.2 (June 2019): 141-158.
Risse, Mathias. "What is ‘Global’ about Global Justice?" Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences 12.2 (June 2019): 193-210.
Stavins, Robert N. "The Future of U.S. Carbon-Pricing Policy: Normative Assessment and Positive Prognosis." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-017, May 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, Richard English, Andreas Gofas, and Stathis N. Kalyvas, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Terrorism. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Belei, Bogdan, Toni Bush, Maeve Campbell, Ash Carter, Lucy Chase, Mignon Clyburn, Bennett Craig, Daniel Gastfriend, Dipayan Ghosh, Gene Kimmelman, Heidi Legg, Laura Manley, Nicco Mele, Hong Qu, Amy Robinson, Philip Verveer, and Tom Wheeler. "Big Tech and Democracy: The Critical Role of Congress." April 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iran Oil Sanctions: A Rare Case Where Transactional Diplomacy Should Work." Bloomberg Opinion, April 22, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "The Iran Nuclear Archive: Impressions and Implications." April 2019.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Soft Power and the Public Diplomacy Revisited." The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 14 (April 2019): 1-14.
Stavins, Robert N.; Todd Schatzki; Rebecca Scott. "Transitioning to Long-Run Effective and Efficient Climate Policies." April 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric. "Eric Rosenbach on China: Challenges for U.S. Commerce." Testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, March 7, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "Nuclear Disarmament, Nuclear Energy, and Climate Change: Exploring the Linkages." Nuclear Disarmament: A Critical Assessment. Routledge, 2019, 185-204.
Stavins, Robert N., ed. Economics of the Environment: Selected Readings W. W. Norton, 2019.
Kelman, Steven. "Singapore 50 years ago, and now: An Asian middle way?" Straits Times, February 10, 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda." Human Rights Quarterly 41.1 (February 2019): 1-16.
Burns, R. Nicholas, and Douglas Lute. "NATO at Seventy: An Alliance in Crisis." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, February 2019.
Ruggie, John Gerard, Emily K. Middleton. "Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining ‘Sustainable Investing’." Global Policy 10.1 (February 2019): 144-150.
Nye, Joseph S. Jr., Condoleezza Rice, and Nicholas Burns. "Introduction." Technology and National Security: Maintaining America's Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Carter, Ashton B. "The Tenth Annual Ernest May Memorial Lecture: Shaping Disruptive Technological Change for Public Good." Technology and National Security: Maintaining America’s Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "Can Democracy Survive the Information Age?" Technology and National Security: Maintaining America’s Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Reinhart, Carmen. "Financial Crises: Past and Future." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-005, January 2019.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Between Complacency and Hysteria." Foreign Policy (January 18, 2019).
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "If All Vehicles Go Electric, That’s Just Step One." Bloomberg Opinion, January 14, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew, Nickolas Roth, and William H. Tobey. "Revitalizing Nuclear Security in an Era of Uncertainty." Project on Managing the Atom, January 2019.
Jasanoff, Sheila. Can Science Make Sense of Life? Polity, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump’s Iraq Visit Alone Won’t Undo Damage He Did Last Week." Bloomberg Opinion, December 26, 2018.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Pauline Moore. The Politics of Terror. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Here’s What Erick Erickson Gets Wrong about Dictators and Migration." Washington Post, December 4, 2018.
Miller, Lee, and David W. Keith. "Climatic Impacts of Wind Power." Joule 2.12 (December 2018): 2618-2632.
Carter, Ashton B. "No Exceptions: The Decision to Open All Military Positions to Women." December 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "One Fewer Reason to Be Nervous About the G-20 This Weekend." Bloomberg Opinion, November 29, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Even If OPEC Cuts, Oil Prices Could Still Fall in 2019." Bloomberg Opinion, November 29, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Some Context for Canadians Who Love or Hate the New Nafta." Bloomberg Opinion, October 30, 2018.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "Can Democracy Survive in the Information Age?" October 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "US Is Forced to See It Is Far From ‘Energy Independent’." Bloomberg Opinion, October 19, 2018.
Walt, Stephen. The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy. MacMillan, 2018.
Carter, Ashton B. "Reflections on American Grand Strategy in Asia." October 2018.
Miller, Lee M., and David Keith. "Observation-Based Solar and Wind Power Capacity Factors and Power Densities." Environmental Research Letters 13.10 (October 2018): 104-108.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iraq’s Two New Leaders Offer a Glimmer of Hope." Bloomberg Opinion, October 3, 2018.
Goldstein, Anna P., and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Simultaneous Pursuit of Discovery and Invention in the Us Department of Energy." Research Policy 47.8 (October 2018): 1505-1512.
Keith, David, Peter Irvine, et al. "Governance of the Deployment of Solar Geoengineering." Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, October 2018.
Narayanamurti, Venkatesh, and Jeff Y. Tsao. "Nurturing Transformative U.S. Energy Research: Two Guiding Principles." MRS Energy & Sustainability 5 (Fall 2018).
Lee, Henry, and Alex Clark. "Charging the Future: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Adoption." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-026, September 2018.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Full Committee Hearing Assessing the Value of the NATO Alliance." Testimony before the United States Committee on Foreign Relations, September 5, 2018.
Sherman, Wendy. Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons in Courage, Power, and Persistence. PublicAffairs, 2018.