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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

O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What Does Success Look Like for a Climate Czar?" Bloomberg Opinion, 12/2/2020.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Joe Biden Will Lead the US Back to International Cooperation." The Guardian, December 2020.
Burns, Nicholas, and Anja Manuel. "On India, the US Must Think Bigger." The Hill, October 16, 2020.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Joe Biden Looks Like A Safe Pair of Hands For the US Economy." The Guardian, October 2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "After Oil: Throwing Money at Green Energy Isn’t Enough." Bloomberg Opinion, 9/17/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Pandemic Is Hurting, Not Helping, Green Energy." Bloomberg Opinion, 9/16/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "After Oil: U.S.-China Split Will Hurt Clean Energy." Bloomberg Opinion, 9/14/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Oil’s Collapse Is a Geopolitical Reset in Disguise." Bloomberg Opinion, 4/29/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Oil Markets Provide a Glimpse of the Post-Pandemic Future." Bloomberg Opinion, 4/7/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump’s Iran Speech Had Three Audiences." Bloomberg Opinion, 1/8/2020.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The U.S.-Iraqi Relationship Can Still Be Salvaged." Foreign Affairs, 1/7/2020.
Burns, Nicholas. "American Diplomats Are Being Persecuted by Their Own President." New York Times, October 2, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What to Look for in Any Deal Between the U.S. and the Taliban." Bloomberg Opinion, August 8, 2019.
Burns, Nicholas. "Does the US need NATO?" Quartz, April 4, 2019.
Burns, Nicholas, and Douglas Lute. "NATO’s Biggest Problem is President Trump." Washington Post, April 2, 2019.
Burns, Nicholas. "Pence and Biden in Munich: Stark Contrast Shows How Trump is Ruining Relations with Europe." USA Today, February 18, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "If All Vehicles Go Electric, That’s Just Step One." Bloomberg Opinion, January 14, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump’s Iraq Visit Alone Won’t Undo Damage He Did Last Week." Bloomberg Opinion, December 26, 2018.
Burns, Nicholas. "George HW Bush’s Presidency Left the World a More Peaceful and Stable Place." CNBC, December 3, 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.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "US Is Forced to See It Is Far From ‘Energy Independent’." Bloomberg Opinion, October 19, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Iraq’s Two New Leaders Offer a Glimmer of Hope." Bloomberg Opinion, October 3, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump Wouldn’t Owe Putin a ‘Thank You’ for Selling More Oil." Bloomberg Opinion, July 14, 2018.
Burns, Nicholas. "What America Gets Out of NATO." New York Times, July 11, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Chinese Tariffs on US Energy Would Signal a New Attitude." Bloomberg Opinion, July 10, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Lessons for Trump After His Clumsy Dance With OPEC." Bloomberg Opinion, June 28, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "A History of the Energy We Have Consumed." New York Times, June 18, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump’s Trade War Has a Bright Side for Canada." Bloomberg Opinion, June 8, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump Has Options If Oil Market Panics About Iran." Bloomberg Opinion, May 10, 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Collapse of Russia-Saudi Oil Deal Could Push Prices Down." Bloomberg Opinion, April 20, 2018.
Burns, Nicholas. "Donald Trump’s Diplomatic Turn to N. Korea Deserves Acclaim." Financial Times, March 12, 2018.
Burns, Nicholas. "America is on the Brink of a Historic Break With Europe, Thanks to Trump." USA Today, December 26, 2017.
Burns, Nicholas. "Dismantling the Foreign Service." New York Times, November 28, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump's Iran Plan Does Too Much and Too Little." Bloomberg View, October 13, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How the U.S. Can Quell the Kurdish Crisis." Bloomberg View, October 4, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The Right Way to Do Regime Change in Venezuela." Bloomberg View, September 28, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Where Big Oil Meets Big Green." American Interest, September 28, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Disrupting Opec: How American Ingenuity and “Tight Oil” Is Fracturing the All-Powerful Cartel." LinkedIn, September 23, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "U.S. Energy Boom Can Bring China Into the Global Order." Bloomberg View, September 15, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How Trump Can Harness the US Energy Boom." New York Times, September 15, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump's Approach to Mexico Could Jeopardize America's Progress Toward Energy Independence." Dallas News, September 6, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump Can't Solve North Korea by Just Making a Deal." Bloomberg View, September 5, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "The One Big Problem With New Russia Sanctions." Bloomberg View, August 10, 2017.
Burns, Nicholas. "No Time for Trump to Hurtle Toward War with North Korea." USA Today, August 10, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Theresa May's Troubles and 'The Troubles'." Bloomberg View, June 21, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "In Saudi Shakeup, Economics Tops Counterterrorism." Bloomberg View, June 21, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Qatar Crisis Shows Risk of Trump's Saudi Reset." Bloomberg View, June 9, 2017.
Burns, Nicholas. "US-Europe Alliance is in Crisis." USA Today, June 6, 2017.