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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

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. "The Overwhelming Case for No First Use." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 76.1 (January 2020): 3-7.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Soft Power and the Public Diplomacy Revisited." The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 14 (April 2019): 1-14.
Chenoweth, Erica, Cullen S. Hendrix, and Kyleanne Hunter. "Introducing the Nonviolent Action in Violent Contexts (Nvavc) Dataset." Journal of Peace Research 56.2 (March 2019): 295-305.
Marks, Zoe. "Gender, Social Networks and Conflict Processes." feminists@law 9.1 (February 2019).
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Between Complacency and Hysteria." Foreign Policy (January 18, 2019).
Fisher, Daren G., Laura Dugan, and Erica Chenoweth. "Does Us Presidential Rhetoric Affect Asymmetric Political Violence?" Critical Studies on Terrorism 12.1 (January 2019): 132-150.
Chenoweth, Erica. "Reform, Resistance, and Revolution." Journal of Human Rights 18.1 (January 2019): 138-145.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "The Rise and Fall of American Hegemony From Wilson to Trump." International Affairs 95.1 (January 2019): 63-80.
Sherman, Wendy R. "How We Got the Iran Deal – And Why We'll Miss It." Foreign Affairs 97.186 (September/October 2018): 186.
Jelnov, Artyom, Yair Tauman, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Confronting an Enemy with Unknown Preferences: Deterrer or Provocateur?" European Journal of Political Economy 54 (September 2018): 124-143.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "A Time for Positive Sum Power." The Wilson Quarterly (Fall 2018).
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Multinationals as Global Institution: Power, Authority and Relative Autonomy." Regulation & Governance 12.3 (September 2018): 317-333.
Allison, Graham. "Preventing Nuclear War: Schelling's Strategies." Negotiation Journal (Summer 2018).
Bunn, Matthew and Kovchegin, Dmitri. "Nuclear Security in Russia: Can Progress be Sustained?" Nonproliferation Review 24.5-6 (Spring 2018): 527-551.
Walt, Stephen. "U.S. Grand Strategy after the Cold War: Can Realism Explain it? Should Realism Guide It?" International Relations 32.1 (March 2018): 1-20.
Fan, Victoria Y., Dean T. Jamison, and Lawrence H. Summers. "Pandemic Risk: How Large Are the Expected Losses?" Bulletin of the World Health Organization 96.2 (February 2018): 129-134.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "US Energy Diplomacy in an Age of Energy Abundance." Oxford Energy Forum 111 (November 2017): 8-11.
Aldy, Joseph. "Real World Headwinds for Trump Climate Change Policy." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 73.6 (October 2017): 376-381.
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.
Hambridge, Nicholas B., Arnold M. Howitt, and David W. Giles. "What is the Impact of the NIMS Mandate?" Crisis Response 12.4 (August 2017): 84-86.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Back from the Brink: Truth and Trust in the Public Sphere." Issues in Science & Technology 33.4 (Summer 2017): 25-28.
Westad, Arne. "China and the End of the Cold War in Europe." Cold War History 17.2 (June 2017): 111-113.
Carter, Ashton B. "The Logic of American Strategy in the Middle East." Survival 59.2 (March 2017): 13-24.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Will the Liberal Order Survive? The History of an Idea." Foreign Affairs 96.1 (January/February 2017): 10-16.
Carter, Ashton B. "A Strong and Balanced Approach to Russia." Survival 58.6 (December 2016-January 2017): 51-62.
Walt, Stephen. "The Case for Offshore Balancing: A Superior U.S. Grand Strategy." Foreign Affairs 95.4 (July 2016): 22.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Limits of American Power." Political Science Quarterly 131.2 (June 2016): 267-283.
Nugent, Elizabeth, Tarek Masoud, and Amaney A. Jamal. "Arab Responses to Western Hegemony: Experimental Evidence from Egypt." Journal of Conflict Resolution (July 2016).
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Is the American Century Over?" Political Science Quarterly 130.3 (September 2015): 393-400.
Cohen, Dara Kay and Ragnhild Nordås. "Do States Delegate Shameful Violence to Militias? Patterns of Sexual Violence in Recent Armed Conflicts." Journal of Conflict Resolution 59.5 (August 2015): 877-898.
Friedman, Jeffrey A., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Handling and Mishandling Estimative Probability: Likelihood, Confidence, and the Search for Bin Laden." Intelligence and National Security 30.1 (2015): 77-99.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Inevitability and War." International Security 4.8 (2014).
Kamm, Frances. "Summary of Ethics for Enemies." Journal of Moral Philosophy 11.4 (2014): 373-384.
Rodrik, Dani. "When Ideas Trump Interests: Preferences, World Views, and Policy Innovations." Journal of Economic Perspectives 28.1 (Winter 2014): 189-208.
Friedman, Jeffrey A., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Why Assessing Estimative Accuracy is Feasible and Desirable." Intelligence and National Security (November 28, 2014).
Kamm, Frances. "Response to Six Critics." Journal of Moral Philosophy 11.4 (July 2014): 476-517.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "Global Governance and “New Governance Theory”: Lessons from Business and Human Rights." Global Governance 20.1 (January-March 2014): 5-17.
McMillan, Margaret, Dani Rodrik, and Inigo Verduzco-Gallo. "Globalization, Structural Change, and Productivity Growth, with an Update on Africa." World Development 63 (2014): 11-32.
Mearsheimer, John J., and Stephen Walt. "Leaving Theory Behind: Why Simplistic Hypothesis Testing is Bad for International Relations." European Journal of International Relations 19.3 (September 2013): 427-457.
Cohen, Dara Kay. "Explaining Rape During Civil War: Cross-National Evidence (1980–2009)." American Political Science Review 107.3 (August 2013): 461-477.
Bunn, Matthew, and Kathryn M. Glynn. "Preventing Insider Theft: Lessons from the Casino and Pharmaceutical Industries." Journal of Nuclear Materials Management 41.3 (Spring 2013): 4-16.
Walt, Stephen, Philip Weiss, and Henry Siegman. "Symposium: The Future of Israel and Palestine: Expanding the Debate." Middle East Policy 20.2 (June 2013): 1-24.
Hehir, J. Bryan. "Nonproliferation: A Global Issue for a Global Ethic." Ethics and International Affairs Fall (2013).
Friedman, Jeffrey A., and Richard Zeckhauser. "Assessing Uncertainty in Intelligence." Intelligence and National Security 27.6 (October 2012): 824-847.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: The Legal Context and Operational Implications." Business Law News 4 (2012).
Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "Climate Negotiators Create an Opportunity for Scholars." Science 337.6098 (August 2012): 1043-1044.
Lewis, Larry, MG (Ret) Geoffrey Lambert, and Sarah Sewall. "Operation Enduring Freedom—Philippines: Civilian Harm and the Indirect Approach." Prism 4.3 (June 2012).
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "The Twenty-First Century Will Not Be a Post-American World." International Studies Quarterly 56.1 (March 2012): 215-217.
Bunn, Matthew, and Olli Heinonen. "Preventing the Next Fukushima." Science Magazine 333 (September 16, 2011): 1580-1581.