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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

Masoud, Tarek. "The Arab Spring at 10: Kings or People?" Journal of Democracy 32.1 (January 2021): 139-154.
Danielle F. Jung and Dara Kay Cohen. Lynching and Local Justice: Legitimacy and Accountability in Weak States. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Masoud, Tarek. "Review Essay: The Prince." Review of MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman, by Ben Hubbard. Journal of Democracy, 31.3, July 2020: 172-178.
Masoud, Tarek. "Review Essay: Why Tunisia?" Review of Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly, by Safwan M. Masri. Journal of Democracy, 29.4, October 2018: 166-175.
Juma, Calestous. "Exponential Innovation and Human Rights: Implications for Science and Technology Diplomacy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-011, February 2018.
Cohen, Dara. "The Ties that Bind: How Armed Groups Use Violence to Create Social Cohesion." Journal of Peace Research 54.5 (September 2017): 701-714.
Efevbera, Yvette, Jacqueline Bhabha, Paul E. Farmer, and Günther Fink. "Girl Child Marriage as a Risk Factor for Early Childhood Development and Stunting." Social Science & Medicine 185 (July 2017): 91-101.
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.
James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns, Robert H. Mnookin, L. Alexander Green. "Henry Kissinger: Negotiating Black Majority Rule in Southern Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-059, December 9, 2016.
Clark, Ann Marie, and Kathryn Sikkink. "Response to David L. Richards." Human Rights Quarterly 38.2 (May 2016): 493-496.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Latin America's Protagonist Role in Human Rights." Sur International Journal on Human Rights, English ed. 12.22 (December 2015): 207-219.
Temkin, Moshik. "The Great Divergence: The Death Penalty in the United States and the Failure of Abolition in Transatlantic Perspective." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-037, July 2015.
Temkin, Moshik. "Malcolm X in France, 1964-1965: Anti-Imperialism and Border Control in the Cold War Era." Decolonization and the Cold War: Negotiating Independence. Ed. Leslie James, and Elisabeth Leake. Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
Temkin, Moshik. "Ferguson, Human Rights, and America's Interests Abroad." Nation. October 9, 2014.
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.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Modern Founding Father." Boston Globe, August 28, 2013.
Cohen, Dara Kay. "Female Combatants and the Perpetration of Violence: Wartime Rape in the Sierra Leone Civil War." World Politics 65.3 (July 2013): 383-415.
Kayyem, Juliette. "Khadafy Son Should Be Tried by Libya." The Boston Globe, October 15, 2012.
Rodrik, Dani. "Turkey's Miscarriage of Justice." Washington Post, September 21, 2012.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Two Challenges That College Graduates Will Inherit." Boston Globe, May 24, 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "A Crackdown Avoided." Boston Globe, May 14, 2012.
Cohen, Dara Kay, and Amelia Hoover Green. "Dueling Incentives: Sexual Violence in Liberia and the Politics of Human Rights Advocacy." Journal of Peace Research 49.3 (May 2012): 445-458.
Kayyem, Juliette. "The Military’s Persistent Gender Divide." Boston Globe, April 23, 2012.
David, Ed, and Swanee Hunt. "Buying Sex? It Will Cost You." Boston Globe, February 21, 2012.
Rodrik, Dani. "Ergenekon and Sledgehammer: Building or Undermining the Rule of Law?" Turkish Policy Quarterly. May, 11, 2011.
Rodrik, Dani. "Democracy in Turkey." The National Interest Online, February 11, 2011.
Rodrik, Dani. "The Poverty of Dictatorship." Aljezeera.net, February 10, 2011.
Bhabha, Jacqueline, and Susan Schmidt. "From Kafka to Wilberforce: Is the U.S. Government’s Approach To Child Migrants Improving?" Les Mineurs Isoles En Europe Et En Amerique Du Nord Trajectoires Migratoires Et Accompagenement Social. Ed. Claudio Bolzman, Emmanuel Jovelin, and Catherine Montgomery. L’Harmattan, 2011.
Rodrik, Dani. "The Myth of Authoritarian Growth." Nepal Times, January 28, 2011.