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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

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).
Mayne, Quinton, Jorrit de Jong, and Fernando Fernandez-Monge. "State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance." Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (2019).
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, and Michael Hankinson. "Concentrated Burdens: How Self-Interest and Partisanship Shape Opinion on Opioid Treatment Policy." American Political Science Review 113.4 (November 2019): 1078-1084.
Panofsky, Aaron, and Donovan, Joan. "Genetic Ancestry Testing Among White Nationalists: From Identity Repair to Citizen Science." Social Studies of Science 49.no. 5 (October 1, 2019): 653-681.
Donovan, Joan, and Boyd, Danah. "Stop the Presses? Moving From Strategic Silence to Strategic Amplification in a Networked Media Ecosystem." American Behavioral Scientist (September 2019).
Chenoweth, Erica, and Margherita Belgioioso. "The Physics of Dissent and the Effects of Movement Momentum." Nature Human Behavior (August 5, 2019).
Ang, Desmond. "Do 40-Year-Old Facts Still Matter? Long-Run Effects of Federal Oversight under the Voting Rights Act." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 11.3 (July 2019): 1-53.
Risse, Mathias. "Why We Should Talk About German ‘Orientierungskultur’ Rather Than 'Leitkultur'." Analyse & Kritik 40.2 (November 2018): 381-404.
Baum, Matthew A., Dara Kay Cohen, and Yuri M. Zhukov. "Does Rape Culture Predict Rape? Evidence from U.S. Newspapers, 2000–2013." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 13.3 (September 2018): 263-289.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Science, Common Sense & Judicial Power in U.S. Courts." Daedalus 147.4 (Fall 2018): 15-27.
Sen, Maya. "Response to Dion, Sumner and Mitchell." Political Analysis 26.3 (July 2018): 335-337.
Thompson, Dennis F. "Theories of Institutional Corruption." Annual Review of Political Science 21.1 (May 2018): 495-513.
Carpenter, Daniel, Zachary Popp, Tobias Resch, Benjamin Schneer, and Nicole Topich. "Suffrage Petitioning as Formative Practice: American Women Presage and Prepare for the Vote, 1840-1940." Studies in American Political Development 32.1 (April 2018): 24-48.
Sen, Maya. "The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity." Journal of Legal Studies 47.1 (January 2018): 1-43.
Battilana, Julie, and Marissa Kimsey. "Should You Agitate, Innovate, or Orchestrate?" Stanford Social Innovation Review (September 2017).
Parker, Richard. "The Natural Rights We Must Protect." Challenge 60.3 (May 2017): 279-286.
Bonica, Adam, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema, and Maya Sen. "The Political Ideologies of Law Clerks." American Law and Economics Review 19.1 (April 2017): 96-128.
Bonica, Adam, and Maya Sen. "A Common-Space Scaling of the American Judiciary and Legal Profession." Political Analysis 25.1 (January 2017): 114-121.
Bonica, Adam, and Maya Sen. "Judicial Reform as a Tug of War: How Ideological Differences Between Politicians and the Bar Explain Attempts at Judicial Reform." Vanderbilt Law Review 70.6 (2017): 1781-1811.
Sen, Maya. "Diversity, Qualifications, and Ideology: How Female and Minority Judges Have Changed, or Not Changed, Over Time." Wisconsin Law Review 3 (2017): 367-400.
Bonica, Adam, Adam S. Chilton, and Maya Sen. "The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers." Journal of Legal Analysis 8.2 (December 2016): 277-335.
Sen, Maya. "The Political Legacy of American Slavery." The Journal of Politics 78.3 (July 2016): 621-641.
Sen, Maya, and Omar Wasow. "Race as a ‘Bundle of Sticks’: Designs that Estimate Effects of Seemingly Immutable Characteristics." Annual Review of Political Science 19 (May 2016).
Unkovic, Cait, Maya Sen, and Kevin M. Quinn. "Does Encouragement Matter in Improving Gender Imbalances in Technical Fields? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial." PloS One 11.4 (April 2016).
Putnam, Robert D. "A Candid Conversation about Schools, Culture, and the Widening Opportunity Gap in America with Professor Robert D. Putnam." About Campus 20.4 (September 2015): 3-7.
Snellman, Kaisa, Jennifer M. Silva, and Robert D. Putnam. "Inequity Outside the Classroom: Growing Class Differences in Participation in Extracurricular Activities." Voices in Urban Education 40 (2015): 7-14.
Sen, Maya. "How Ratifying Treaty Rights Could Affect Norms, Laws, and Constitutional Language." Journal of International and Theoretical Economics 171.1 (March 2015): 112-117.
Glynn, Adam, and Maya Sen. "Identifying Judicial Empathy: Does Having Daughters Cause Judges to Rule for Women's Issues?" American Journal of Political Science 59.1 (January 2015): 37–54.
Snellman, Kaisa, Jennifer M. Silva, Carl B. Frederick, and Robert D. Putnam. "The Engagement Gap: Social Mobility and Extracurricular Participation among American Youth." ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 657.1 (January 2015): 194-207.
Sen, Maya. "Is Justice Really Blind? Race and Appellate Review in U.S. Courts." Journal of Legal Studies 44.S1 (January 2015): S187-S229.
Sen, Maya. "Minority Judicial Candidates Have Changed: The ABA Ratings Gap Has Not." Judicature 98.1 (July/August 2014).
Sen, Maya. "How Judicial Qualifications Ratings May Disadvantage Minority and Female Candidates." Journal of Law and Courts 2.1 (Spring 2014): 33-65.
Krook, Mona Lena, and Pippa Norris. "Beyond Quotas: Strategies to Promote Gender Equality in Elected Office." Political Studies 62.1 (March 2014): 2-20.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and and Hun Joon Kim. "The Justice Cascade: The Origins and Effectiveness of Prosecutions of Human Rights Violations." Annual Review of Law and Social Science 9 (November 2013): 269-285.
Hancock, Kathleen J., Matthew A. Baum, and Marijke Breuning. "Women and Pre-Tenure Scholarly Productivity in International Studies: An Investigation into the Leaky Career Pipeline." International Studies Perspective 14.4 (November 2013): 507–527.
Madestam, Andreas, Daniel Shoag, Stan Veuger, and David Yanagizawa-Drott. "Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence from the Tea Party Movement." Quarterly Journal of Economics 128.4 (2013).
Sen, Maya. "Courting Deliberation: The Role of Deliberative Democracy in the American Judicial System." Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy 27 (2013): 303-331.
Campante, Filipe R., and Davin Chor. "Schooling, Political Participation, and the Economy." Review of Economics and Statistics 94.4 (November 2012): 841-859.
Risse, Mathias. "A Précis of On Global Justice, With Emphasis on Implications for International Institutions." Boston College Law Review (October 2012).
Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart. "Muslim Integration into Western Cultures: Between Origins and Destinations." Political Studies 60.2 (June 2012): 228-251.
Besley, Timothy, Rohini Pande, and Vijayendra Rao. "Just Rewards? Local Politics and Public Resource Allocation in South India." World Bank Economic Review 26.2 (May 2012).
Wilson, William Julius. "A New Public Rhetoric for the Occupy Movement." Contexts 11.2 (Spring 2012): 12-21.
Peterson, Paul E., and Daniel Nadler. "Freedom to Fail: The Keystone of American Federalism." University of Chicago Law Review 79.1 (Winter 2011): 253-281.
Wright Rigueur, Leah. "The Challenge of Change: Edward Brooke, the Republican Party, and the Struggle for Redemption." Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society 13.1 (2011): 91-118.
Han, Hahrie, Kenneth T. Andrews, Marshall Ganz, Matthew Baggetta, and Chaeyoon Lim. "The Relationship of Leadership Quality to the Political Presence of Civic Associations." Perspectives on Politics 9.1 (March 2011): 45-59.
Campbell, David E., and Robert D. Putnam. "America's Grace: How a Tolerant Nation Bridges Its Religious Divides." Political Science Quarterly, 126.4 (Winter 2011): 611-640.
Lim, Chaeyoon, and Robert D. Putnam. "Religion, Social Networks, and Life Satisfaction." American Sociological Review 75.6 (December 2010): 914-933.
Lim, Chaeyoon, Carol Ann MacGregor, and Robert D. Putnam. "Secular and Liminal: Discovering Heterogeneity Among Religious Nones." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49.4 (December 2010): 596–618.
Sander, Thomas H. and Putnam, Robert D. "Still Bowling Alone? The Post-9/11 Split." Journal of Democracy 21.1 (January 2010): 9-16.
Winston, Kenneth. "The Internal Morality of Chinese Legalism." Chinese translation in Journal of Legal and Economic Studies 12 (2010): 218-268.