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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.
Johnson, Douglas A., and Kathryn Sikkink. "Strategizing for Human Rights: From Ideals to Practice." The Limits of Human Rights. Ed. Bardo Fassbender and Knut Traisbach. Oxford University Press, 2020.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Here’s What Erick Erickson Gets Wrong about Dictators and Migration." Washington Post, December 4, 2018.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "A Cautionary Note about the Frame of Peril and Crisis in Human Rights Activism." Rising to the Populist Challenge: A New Playbook for Human Rights Actors. Ed. Rodríguez-Garavito, César and Krizna Gomez. Dejusticia, 2018.
Sikkink, Kathryn. Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century. Princeton University Press, 2017.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Geoff Dancy. "Human Rights Data, Processes, and Outcomes: How Recent Research Points to a Better Future." Human Rights Futures. Ed. Stephen Hopgood, Jack Snyder, and Leslie Vinjamuri. Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Timing and Sequencing in International Politics: Latin America’s Contributions to Human Rights." International Politics and Institutions in Time. Ed. Orfeo Fioretos. Oxford University Press, 2017, 231-250.
Sikkink, Kathryn and Fernando Berdion del Valle. "(Re)discovering Duties: Individual Responsibilities in the Age of Rights." Minnesota Journal of International Law 26 (January-February 2017).
Clark, Ann Marie, and Kathryn Sikkink. "Response to David L. Richards." Human Rights Quarterly 38.2 (May 2016): 493-496.
Pham, Phuong Ngoc, Patrick Vinck, Bridget Marchesi, Doug Johnson, Peter J. Dixon, and Kathryn Sikkink. "Evaluating Transitional Justice: The Role of Multi-Level Mixed Methods Datasets and the Colombia Reparation Program for War Victims." Transitional Justice Review 1.4 (March 2016): 3.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Human Rights." Why Govern? Rethinking Demand, Purpose and Progress in Global Governance. Ed. Amitav Acharya. Cambridge University Press, 2016, 121-137.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Latin America's Protagonist Role in Human Rights." Sur International Journal on Human Rights, English ed. 12.22 (December 2015): 207-219.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Latin America and the Idea of International Human Rights." Routledge Handbook of Latin America in the World. Ed. Jorge I. Dominguez and Ana Covarrubias. Routledge, 2015, 349-361.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Bridget Marchesi. "Nothing but the Truth: Brazil's Truth Commission Looks Back." Foreign Affairs. February 26, 2015.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Latin American Countries as Norm Protagonists of the Idea of International Human Rights." Global Governance 20.3 (July-September 2014): 389-404.
Michel, Verónica, and Kathryn Sikkink. "Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America." Law & Society Review 47.4 (December 2013): 873-907.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and and Hun Joon Kim. "The Justice Cascade: The Origins and Effectiveness of Prosecutions of Human Rights Violations." Annual Review of Law and Social Science 9 (November 2013): 269-285.
Clark, Ann Marie, and Kathryn Sikkink. "Information Effects and Human Rights Data: Is the Good News about Increased Human Rights Information Bad News for Human Rights Measures?" Human Rights Quarterly 35.3 (August 2013): 539-568.
Risse, Thomas, Stephen C. Ropp, and Kathryn Sikkink, eds. The Persistent Power of Human Rights: From Commitment to Compliance. Cambridge University Press, 2013.