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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

Fung, Archon, Hollie Russon Gilman, and Mark Schmitt. "Democratizing the Federal Regulatory Process: A Blueprint to Strengthen Equity, Dignity, and Civic Engagement through Executive Branch Action." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-025, October 2021.
Ang, Desmond, Panka Bencsik, Jesse Bruhn, and Ellora Derenoncourt. "Police Violence Reduces Civilian Cooperation and Engagement with Law Enforcement." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP21-022, September 2021.
Bernhard, Rachel, and Justin de Benedictis Kessner. "Men and Women Candidates Are Similarly Persistent After Losing Elections." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118.26 (June 29, 2021).
de Benedictis Kessner, Justin. "Strategic Partisans: Electoral Motivations and Partisanship in Local Government Communication." Journal of Political Institutions and Political Economy 2.2 (June 2021): 227-248.
de Benedictis Kessner, Justin. "Strategic Government Communication About Performance." Political Science Research and Methods (March 2021).
Ganz, Marshall. "The Role of Leadership in Cultivating Collective Democratic Voice." The American Prospect. February 26, 2021.
Masoud, Tarek. "The Arab Spring at 10: Kings or People?" Journal of Democracy 32.1 (January 2021): 139-154.
Eck, Kristine, and Dara Kay Cohen. "Time For a Change: The Ethics of Student-led Human Subjects Research on Political Violence." Third World Quarterly (January 2021).
Bonica, Adam, and Maya Sen. "Estimating Judicial Ideology." Journal of Economic Perspectives 35.1 (Winter 2021): 97-118.
Norris, Pippa. "Electoral Integrity in the 2020 U.S. Elections." Electoral Integrity Project, December 2020.
Schneer, Benjamin. "Drawing a Line." Harvard Kennedy School Magazine, Winter 2020.
Nordaas, Ragnhild, Dara Kay Cohen, and Robert Nagel. "Twenty Years After UNSCR 1325: Any Progress Ending Wartime Sexual Violence?" Political Violence at a Glance, October 30, 2020.
Cohen, Dara Kay, Connor Huff, and Robert Schub. "At War and at Home: The Consequences of US Women Combat Casualties." Journal of Conflict Resolution (October 29, 2020).
Mayne, Quinton, and Cecilia Nicolini. "Disrupting the Party: A Case Study of Ahora Madrid and Its Participatory Innovations." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-030, September 2020.
Garay, Candelaria, Brian Palmer-Rubin, and Mathias Poertner. "Organizational and Partisan Brokerage of Social Benefits: Evidence of Social Policy Linkages in Mexico." World Development 136 (December 2020 (available online fall 2020)).
Masoud, Tarek, and Aytug Sasmaz. "Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia is a mosque again. Do Turkish citizens want Erdogan to restore the caliphate?" Washington Post. July 24, 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.
King, David C., Benjamin Schneer, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Why Party Leaders Tend to Be Extremists." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-015, June 2020.
Schwarz, Susanne, Matthew A. Baum, and Dara Kay Cohen. "(Sex) Crime and Punishment in the #MeToo Era: How the Public Views Rape." Political Behavior (May 2020).
Fernández Milmanda, Belén, and Candelaria Garay. "The Multilevel Politics of Enforcement: Environmental Institutions in Argentina." Politics & Society 48.1 (March 2020): 3-26.
Gonzalez, Yanilda. Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Fernandez-Milmanda, Belen, and Candelaria Garay. "A Multilevel Approach to Enforcement: Forest Protection in the Argentine Chaco." The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America. Ed. Brinks, Daniel, Levitsky, Steven, and M. Victoria Murillo. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "When Deliberation Produces Persuasion Rather than Polarization: Measuring and Modeling Small Group Dynamics in a Field Experiment." British Journal of Political Science (December 2019).
Masoud, Tarek. "Muslim Democratic Parties in the Middle East: Economy and Politics of Islamist Moderation." Review of Muslim Democratic Parties in the Middle East: Economy and Politics of Islamist Moderation, by A. Kadir Yildirim. Perspectives on Politics, 17.4, December 2019: 1223-1226.
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
Garay, Candelaria and Maria Marta Maroto. "Local Health Care Provision as a Territorial Power-Building Strategy: Non-Aligned Mayors in Argentina." Comparative Politics 52.1 (October 2019).
Fung, Archon. "A Taxonomy of Health Information Initiatives to Engage Patients: Objectives, Design Characteristics and Patient Activation." New England Journal of Medicine: Catalyst (August 21, 2019).
Goldsmith, Stephen. "The Problem with One-Stop Government." Governing. August 19, 2019.
Fung, Archon. "Four Levels of Power: A Conception to Enable Liberation." Journal of Political Philosophy 28.2 (July 2019): 131-157.
Goldsmith, Stephen. "Participatory Budgeting: A Powerful Civic Education Tool." Governing. June 18, 2019.
Fernández-Milmanda, Belén, and Candelaria Garay. "Subnational Variation in Forest Protection in the Argentine Chaco." World Development 118 (June 2019): 79-90.
Norris, Pippa, Holly Ann Garnett, and Max Grömping. "Electoral Integrity in the 2018 American Elections." May 2019.
Turiel, Jesse, Edward Cunningham, and Anthony Saich. "To Serve the People: Income, Region and Citizen Attitudes towards Governance in China (2003–2016)." The China Quarterly (April 2019): 1-30.
Moskowitz, Daniel J. and Schneer, Benjamin. "Reevaluating Competition and Turnout in US House Elections." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 14 (April 2019): 191-223.
Palmer, Maxwell, and Benjamin Schneer. "Postpolitical Careers: How Politicians Capitalize on Public Office." Journal of Politics 81.2 (April 2019): 670-675.
Greenberg, David, Moshik Temkin, and Mason B. Williams, eds. Alan Brinkley: A Life in History. Columbia University Press, 2019.
Temkin, Moshik. "The "Dissident Ideology" Revisited: Populism and Prescience in Voices of Protest." Alan Brinkley: A Life in History. Ed. Greenberg, David, Moshik Temkin, and Mason Williams. Columbia University Press, 2019, 13-25.
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.
Mayne, Quinton. "Cities on a Hill?" Boston Review. February 13, 2018.
Elisabeth Jean Wood and Dara Kay Cohen. "How to Counter Rape During War." New York Times, October 28, 2015.