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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

Howitt, Arnold M., Herman B. "Dutch" Leonard, and David W. Giles, eds. Public Health Preparedness: Case Studies in Policy and Management. American Public Health Association, 2017.
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.
Hambridge, Nicholas B., Arnold M. Howitt, and David W. Giles. "What is the Impact of the NIMS Mandate?" Crisis Response 12.4 (August 2017).
Howitt, Arnold, Herman B. Leonard, and David W. Giles. "Leadership in Routine Emergencies and Crises: The Deepwater Horizon Incident." Coast Guard Proceedings (May-December 2017).
Hambridge, Nicholas B., Arnold M. Howitt, and David W. Giles. "Coordination in Crises: Implementation of the National Incident Management System by Surface Transportation Agencies." Homeland Security Affairs XIV (April 2017).
Leonard, Herman B., Christine M. Cole, Arnold M. Howitt, and Philip B. Heymann. "Why Was Boston Strong? Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombing." Program on Crisis Leadership and Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School, April 3, 2014.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. "Organising Response to Extreme Emergencies: The Victorian Bushfires of 2009." Australian Journal of Public Administration 69.4 (December 2010): 372-386.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "The Strategic Balance of Disaster Risk Management." Administration Reform 16.8 (2010): 27-29.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Advance Recovery and the Development of Resilient Organizations and Societies." Integrative Risk Management: Advanced Disaster Recovery. Ed. Simon Woodward. Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue, 2010, 45-58.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Understanding and Coping with the Increasing Risk of System-Level Accidents”." Integrative Risk Management: Advanced Disaster Recovery. Ed. Simon Woodward. Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue, 2010, 13-26.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. Acting in Time Against Disasters: A Comprehensive Risk Management Framework. Learning from Catastrophes: Strategies for Reaction and Response. Ed. Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem. Wharton School Publishing, 2009.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard., eds. Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies. CQ Press, 2009.
Howitt, Arnold and Herman B. Leonard. Prepared for the Worst? Dilemmas of Crisis Management. Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies. Ed. Arnold Howitt and Herman B. Leonard. CQ Press, 2009, 1-12.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. High Performance in Emergencies: Two Modes of Operation. Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies. Ed. Arnold Howitt and Herman B. Leonard. CQ Press, 2009, 611-624.
Howitt, Arnold, co-author with members of the National Research Council/Transportation Research Board Committee. "The Role of Transit in Emergency Evacuation." National Academies Press, November 2008.
Howitt, Arnold, symposium moderator. "Evacuation Issues: Part I." Crisis/Response Journal. September 2008, 48-50.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold M. Howitt. "'Routine' or 'Crisis' - The Search for Excellence." Crisis/Response Journal. June 2008.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. “Against Desperate Peril: High Performance in Emergency Preparation and Response." Communicable Crises: Prevention, Response, and Recovery in the Global Arena. Ed. Deborah E. Gibbons. Information Age Publishing, 2007.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. ""In the Eye of the Storm: Helping Education Leaders Meet the Challenge of Dealing With Disasters."." Threshold Magazine. Fall 2006.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Beyond Katrina: Improving Disaster Response Capabilities" (two-part series)." Crisis/Response Journal. September 2006.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. "Katrina as Prelude: Preparing for and Responding to Katrina-Class Disturbances in the United States--Testimony to U.S. Senate Committee, March 8, 2006." Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 3.2 (June 2006).
Howitt, Arnold M., and Herman B. Leonard. "Political Control and Operational Command: Building a Balanced Disaster Response System." Report to the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, March 23, 2006.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Beyond Katrina: Improving Disaster Response Capabilities." Working Papers, Center for Public Leadership, 2006.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Katrina and the Core Challenges of Disaster Response." The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 30.1 (Winter 2006): 215-221.
Howitt, Arnold, and Jonathan Makler. "On the Ground: Protecting America's Roads and Transit Against Terrorism." Brookings Institution Series on Transportation Reform (April 2005).
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "A Command System for All Agencies?" Crisis/Response Journal. March 2005, 40-42.
Howitt, Arnold, and Jonathan Makler. "Protecting America's Highways and Transit Systems Against Terrorism." Taking the High Road: A Metropolitan Agenda for Transportation Reform. Ed. Bruce Katz and Robert Puentes. Brookings Institution, 2005.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. "In the Heat of the Moment." Compass: A Journal of Leadership Fall 2004: 19-23.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. "Sudden Conflict: The Clash of Cultures at the Heart of Crisis Management." Working Paper, Summer 2004.
Howitt, Arnold (as co-author on Committee on Air Quality Management in the United States). Air Quality Management in the United States. National Academies Press, 2004.
Makler, Jonathan, and Arnold Howitt. "Holding Their Breath: Air and Transportation Planners Prepare for the New Ozone and PM NAAQS." Taubman Center Working Paper, 2003.
Howitt, Arnold, and Robyn L. Pangi, eds. Countering Terrorism: Dimensions of Preparedness. MIT Press, 2003.
Howitt, Arnold, and Robyn L. Pangi. "Intergovernmental Challenges of Preparing for Terrorism." Countering Terrorism: Dimensions of Preparedness. Ed. Arnold Howitt and Robyn L. Pangi. MIT Press, 2003.
Howitt, Arnold, Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, et al. "Exhausting Options: Assessing SIP-Conformity Interactions." Resources for the Future, January 2003.
Howitt, Arnold, and Jonathan Makler. "Regulating Transportation in New Nonattainment Areas: Areas Under the 8-Hour Ozone Standard." Transportation Research Record 1842 03-3224, 2003.
Howitt, Arnold. "Conforming to the New Air Quality Standards: Tips for Transportation Agencies." TR News July-August 2003.
Howitt, Arnold. “Promoting Regional Collaboration,” in Beyond the Beltway: Focusing on Hometown Security. KSG Executive Session on Domestic Preparedness Report, September 2002.
Howitt, Arnold, and Ralph Gakenheimer. “The Mexico City Metropolitan Area Transportation System: Mobility and Air Pollution.” Air Quality in the Mexico Megacity. Ed. Luisa T. Molina and Mario J. Molina. Kluwer, February 2002.
Howitt, Arnold (as co-author on Committee on Evaluation of the Metropolitan Medical Response System Program). Preparing for Terrorism: Tools for Evaluating the Metropolitan Medical Response System Program. National Academies Press, 2002.
Howitt, Arnold. "New York's Preparedness Should Inspire Other Cities to Act." Boston Globe, September 17, 2001.