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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

Danielle F. Jung and Dara Kay Cohen. Lynching and Local Justice: Legitimacy and Accountability in Weak States. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Saich, Anthony. "Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission: Year in Review." U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, September 9, 2020.
Jung, Danielle F., and Dara Kay Cohen. Lynching and Local Justice. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Chappell Lawson, Alan Bersin, and Juliette Kayyem, eds. Beyond 9/11: Homeland Security for the Twenty-First Century. MIT Press, 2020.
Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "Rolling the Dice in the Corridors of Power: William Nordhaus’s Impacts on Climate Change Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-022, July 2020.
Cunningham, Edward, Anthony Saich, and Jessie Turiel. "Understanding CCP Resilience: Surveying Chinese Public Opinion Through Time." July 2020.
Hoover Green, Amelia, and Dara Kay Cohen. "Centering Human Subjects: The Ethics of “Desk Research” on Political Violence." Journal of Global Security Studies (July 2020).
Holdren, John P., Christine Cassel, Chris Chyba, Susan Graham, Eric Lander, Ed Penhoet, William Press, Maxine Savitz, and Harold Varmus. "Recommendations for the National Strategic Pandemic Stockpile." May 2020.
Bunn, Matthew, Nicholas Roth, and H. William Tobey. "Public Testimony on Trump Administration Funding for Nuclear Theft Prevention Programs." House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies, March 31, 2020.
Saich, Anthony. Finding Allies and Making Revolution: The Early Years of the Chinese Communist Party. Brill, 2020.
Bunn, Matthew, and Nicholas Roth. "Assessing Progress on Nuclear Security Action Plans." Project on Managing the Atom, February 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "The Need for Creative and Effective Nuclear Security Vulnerability Assessment and Testing." Project on Managing the Atom, February 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "The Past and Potential Role of Civil Society in Nuclear Security." Project on Managing the Atom, February 2020.
Holdren, John P. "The Overwhelming Case for No First Use." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 76.1 (January 2020): 3-7.
Bunn, Matthew. "We're In For A Rough Ride With Iran." The Boston Globe, January 2020.
Bunn, Matthew. "Stepping Back from the Brink on Iran." The Boston Globe. January 2020.
Walt, Stephen. "The World Didn’t Change Much in 2019. That’s Bad News for 2020." Foreign Policy, December 31, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Everyone Knows America Lost Afghanistan Long Ago." Foreign Policy, December 16, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "10 Things in the World to Be Thankful for in 2019." Foreign Policy, November 27, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Impeachment Is Redeeming the Blob." Foreign Policy, November 14, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "How to Tell if You’re in a Good Alliance." Foreign Policy, October 28, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Assad Is Now Syria’s Best-Case Scenario." Foreign Policy, October 17, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Welcome to Trump’s Impeachment Foreign Policy." Foreign Policy, October 7, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "President Trump’s Missed Opportunity With Ukraine." Los Angeles Times, October 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "The Realist Case for Impeachment." Foreign Policy, September 27, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Trump’s Shameless Path to the Nobel Peace Prize." Foreign Policy, September 23, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "We Lost the War in Afghanistan. Get Over It." Foreign Policy, September 11, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Asia Has Three Possible Futures." Foreign Policy, September 5, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. ""In Memoriam: Roland Timerbaev (1927-2019), At the Vanguard of Nuclear Nonproliferation,"." Arms Control Today, September 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "ISIS Is a Survivor." Foreign Policy, August 27, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "There Once Was a President Who Hated War." Foreign Policy, August 18, 2019.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "What to Look for in Any Deal Between the U.S. and the Taliban." Bloomberg Opinion, August 8, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Who Will Save the Amazon (and How)?" Foreign Policy, August 5, 2019.
Marks, Zoe. "Philip Roessler, Ethnic Politics and State Power in Africa: The Logic of the Coup–Civil War Trap." Review of Africa, 89.3, August 2019: 614-615.
Walt, Stephen. "Yesterday’s Cold War Shows How to Beat China Today." Foreign Policy, July 29, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Restraint Isn’t Isolationism—and It Won’t Endanger America." Foreign Policy, July 22, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Dear President Trump, Let’s Talk About Iran." Foreign Policy, June 24, 2019.
Bunn, Matthew. "How to Step Back from the Brink with Iran." Defense One. June 18, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "When Zombie Neoconservatives Attack." Foreign Policy, June 17, 2019.
Carter, Ashton B. Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon. Dutton, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "Nobody’s Asking for Trump to Be a Genius." Foreign Policy, June 10, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "You Can’t Defeat Nationalism, So Stop Trying." Foreign Policy, June 4, 2019.
Carr, Madeline, and Joseph Nye. "From Nuclear Weapons to Cyber Security: Breaking Boundaries." Technologies of International Relations. Ed. Carolin Kaltofen, Madeline Carr, and Michele Acuto. Springer, 2019, 87-96.
Walt, Stephen. "Be Afraid of the World, Be Very Afraid." Foreign Policy, May 20, 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, Richard English, Andreas Gofas, and Stathis N. Kalyvas, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Terrorism. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "If Nobody Knows Your Iran Policy, Does It Even Exist?" Foreign Policy, May 6, 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "The Geopolitics of Information." May 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.
Walt, Stephen. "America Isn’t as Powerful as It Thinks It Is." Foreign Policy, April 26, 2019.
Walt, Stephen. "The United States Will Be Shocked by Its Future." Foreign Policy, April 16, 2019.