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

Sikkink, Kathryn. The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities. Yale University Press, 2020.
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "Tax Competition and Global Interdependence." Journal of Political Philosophy 27.4 (December 2019): 480-498.
Power, Samantha. "A Belated Recognition of Genocide by the House." New York Times. October 29, 2019.
Dobbie, Will, Hans Gronqvist, Susan Niknami, Marten Palme, and Mikael Priks. "The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-031, 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights, Artificial Intelligence and Heideggerian Technoskepticism: The Long (Worrisome?) View." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-010, February 2019.
Power, Samantha, and Betsy Fisher. "The Trump Administration Is Making a Mockery of the Supreme Court." New York Times. January 27, 2019.
Baum, Matthew A., Dara Kay Cohen, Susanne Schwarz, and Yuri Zhukov. "The Way Kavanaugh’s Supporters Are Talking About Sexual Assault Allegations Can Be Dangerous, Our New Study Finds." The Washington Post: The Monkey Cage, September 27, 2018.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Science, Common Sense & Judicial Power in U.S. Courts." Daedalus 147.4 (Fall 2018): 15-27.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights as Membership Rights in World Society." Human Rights, Democracy, and Legitimacy in a World of Disorder. Ed. Silja Voeneky and Gerald Neuman. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-015, May 2018.
Peterson, Paul E., and Michael W. McConnell, eds. Scalia’s Constitution: Essays on Law and Education. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Power, Samantha. "Why Elie Wiesel's 'Night' Still Matters so Much to Me – and All of Us." Forward. September 12, 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.
Sen, Maya. "How Political Signals Affect Public Support for Judicial Nominations: Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment." Political Research Quarterly 70.2 (April 2017): 374-393.
Risse, Mathias. "Approaching Human Rights Law Philosophically: Reflections on Allen Buchanan, The Heart of Human Rights." Law and Philosophy 36.2 (April 2017): 169-190.
Risse, Mathias. "Responsibility and Global Justice." Ratio Juris 30.1 (March 2017): 41-58.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Professional Detachment: The Executioner of Paris." Public Ethics. Ed. Richard Bellamy and Antonino Palumbo. Routledge, 2017.
Sen, Maya, and William Spaniel. "How Uncertainty About Judicial Nominees Can Distort the Confirmation Process." Journal of Theoretical Politics 29.1 (January 2017): 22-47.
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, Adam S. Chilton, and Maya Sen. "The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers." Journal of Legal Analysis 8.2 (December 2016): 277-335.
Risse, Mathias. "On the Significance of Membership in Approaches to Global Justice: Putting Carens in Context." Journal of Applied Philosophy 33.4 (November 2016): 443-449.
Bonica, Adam, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema, and Maya Sen. "Measuring Judicial Ideology Using Law Clerk Hiring." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-031, July 2016.
Risse, Mathias. "On Where We Differ: Sites vs. Grounds of Justice, and Some Other Reflections on Michael Blake's Justice and Foreign Policy." Law and Philosophy 35.3 (June 2016): 251-270.
Risse, Mathias. "What Difference Can It Make: Why Write Books on Global Justice in the First Place?" Journal of International Political Theory 12.2 (June 2016): 96-117.
Ignatieff, Michael, Juliette Keeley, Betsy Ribble, and Keith McCammon. "The United States and the European Refugee Crisis: Standing with Allies." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-020, May 2016.
Ignatieff, Michael. "The Refugees and the New War." New York Review of Books. December 17, 2015.
Bonica, Adam, Adam S. Chilton, and Maya Sen. "The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-049, August 2015.
Sen, Maya, and William Spaniel. "How Uncertainty about Judicial Nominees Can Distort the Confirmation Process." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-050, August 2015.
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.
Ignatieff, Michael. "David Cameron is Abusing Magna Carta in Abolishing our Rights." The Guardian, June 27, 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.
Norris, Pippa. "Existential Insecurity and the Geography of Religiosity." The Changing World Religion Map. Ed. Stann Brunn. Springer, 2015.
Risse, Mathias. "Response to Arneson, de Bres, and Stilz." Ethics & International Affairs 28.4 (December 2014): 511-522.
Temkin, Moshik. "Ferguson, Human Rights, and America's Interests Abroad." Nation. October 9, 2014.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Justice." Critical Terms in Gender Studies. Ed. Catherine R. Stimpson and Gilbert Herdt. University of Chicago Press, 2014, 178-206.
Norris, Pippa. Why Electoral Integrity Matters, 1st. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick. "Let the Controversy Commence!" Huffington Post, May 2014.
Temkin, Moshik. "How to Kill the Death Penalty." Los Angeles Times, May 26, 2014.
Risse, Mathias. "Taking up Space on Earth: Theorizing Territorial Rights, the Justification of States and Immigration from a Global Standpoint." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-008, February 2014.
Risse, Mathias. "Thinking About Justice." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-010, February 2014.
Applbaum, Arthur Isak. "Bayeseian Inference and Contractualist Justification on Interstate 95." Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics, 2nd Edition. Ed. Andrew I. Cohen and Christopher Heath Wellman. Wiley, 2014, 219-231.
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.
Norris, Pippa. "Does the World Agree About Standards of Electoral Integrity? Evidence for the Diffusion of Global Norms." Electoral Studies 34.4 (2013): 576-588.
Risse, Mathias. "A Précis of On Global Justice, With Emphasis on Implications for International Institutions." Boston College Law Review (October 2012).
Kayyem, Juliette. "Khadafy Son Should Be Tried by Libya." The Boston Globe, October 15, 2012.
Saich, Anthony. "Tiananmen Square." The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics. Ed. Joel Krieger. Oxford University Press, 2012, 442-443.
Risse, Mathias. On Global Justice. Princeton University Press, 2012.
Kamm, Frances. The Moral Target: Aiming at Right Conduct in War and Other Conflicts. Oxford University Press, 2012.
Risse, Mathias. Global Political Philosophy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.