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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).
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.
Baum, Matthew A. "Partisan Media and Attitude Polarization: The Case of Healthcare Reform." Regulatory Breakdown The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Regulation. Ed. Cary Coglianese. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012, 118-142.
Baum, Matthew A. "Preaching to the Choir or Converting the Flock: Presidential Communication Strategies in the Age of Three Medias." iPolitics: Citizens, Elections, and Governing in the New Media Age. Ed. Richard Fox and Jennifer M. Ramos. Cambridge University Press, 2012, 183-205.
Baum, Matthew A. "Red State, Blue State, Flu State: Media Self-Selection and Partisan Gaps in Swine Flu Vaccinations." Journal of Health Politics 36.6 (December 2011): 1021-1059.
Baum, Matthew A. "Media, Public Opinion, and Presidential Leadership." New Directions in Public Opinion. Ed. Adam Berinsky. Routledge, 2011, 258-270.
Baum, Matthew A., and Angela Jamison. "Soft News and The Four Oprah Effects." Oxford Handbook of American Public Opinion and the Media. Ed. George C. Edwards, Lawrence R. Jacobs, and Robert Y. Shapiro. Oxford University Press, 2011, 121-137.
Baum, Matthew A. "Red, Blue, and the Flu: Media Self-Selection and Partisan Gaps in Swine Flu Vaccinations." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-010, January 2011.
Baum, Matthew A., and Henry R. Nau. "Foreign Policy Views and U.S Standing in the World." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP09-028, September 2009.
Baum, Matthew A., and Marion Just. "Bandwagon and Underdog Effects in the 2008 Presidential Primary Campaign: A Survey Experiment." Paper presented at the 2009 meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 4, 2009.
Baum, Matthew A. "Shot by the Messenger: Partisan Cues and Public Opinion Regarding National Security and War." Political Behavior 31.2 (June 2009): 157-186.