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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).
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights & Social Order: Philosophical, Practical, and Public Policy Dimensions." December 2019.
Deborah Avant, Marie Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk, eds. Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Donger, Elizabeth, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "Dilemmas in Rescue and Reintegration: A Critical Assessment of India’s Policies for Children Trafficked for Labour Exploitation." Anti-Trafficking Review 10 (April 2018).
Juma, Calestous. "Exponential Innovation and Human Rights: Implications for Science and Technology Diplomacy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-011, February 2018.
Cohen, Dara. "The Ties that Bind: How Armed Groups Use Violence to Create Social Cohesion." Journal of Peace Research 54.5 (September 2017): 701-714.
Efevbera, Yvette, Jacqueline Bhabha, Paul E. Farmer, and Günther Fink. "Girl Child Marriage as a Risk Factor for Early Childhood Development and Stunting." Social Science & Medicine 185 (July 2017): 91-101.
Parker, Richard. "The Natural Rights We Must Protect." Challenge 60.3 (May 2017): 279-286.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Timing and Sequencing in International Politics: Latin America’s Contributions to Human Rights." International Politics and Institutions in Time. Ed. Orfeo Fioretos. Oxford University Press, 2017, 231-250.
James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns, Robert H. Mnookin, L. Alexander Green. "Henry Kissinger: Negotiating Black Majority Rule in Southern Africa." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-059, December 9, 2016.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Moving Beyond Bratton." New York Times. August 8, 2016.
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.
Clark, Ann Marie, and Kathryn Sikkink. "Response to David L. Richards." Human Rights Quarterly 38.2 (May 2016): 493-496.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Latin America's Protagonist Role in Human Rights." Sur International Journal on Human Rights, English ed. 12.22 (December 2015): 207-219.
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.
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.
Temkin, Moshik. "Ferguson, Human Rights, and America's Interests Abroad." Nation. October 9, 2014.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Latin American Countries as Norm Protagonists of the Idea of International Human Rights." Global Governance 20.3 (July-September 2014): 389-404.
Temkin, Moshik. "How to Kill the Death Penalty." Los Angeles Times, May 26, 2014.
Michel, Verónica, and Kathryn Sikkink. "Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America." Law & Society Review 47.4 (December 2013): 873-907.
Burns, Nicholas. "A Modern Founding Father." Boston Globe, August 28, 2013.
Cohen, Dara Kay. "Female Combatants and the Perpetration of Violence: Wartime Rape in the Sierra Leone Civil War." World Politics 65.3 (July 2013): 383-415.
Kayyem, Juliette. "Khadafy Son Should Be Tried by Libya." The Boston Globe, October 15, 2012.
Peterson, Paul E. "A Decade Redrawn: Presentence Boundaries of the Priviledge Against Compelled Self-Incrimination since Mitchell v. U.S." Federal Sentencing Reporter 25.1 (October 2012).
Jena, Anupam B., Amitabh Chandra, Darius Lakdawalla, and Seth Seabury. "Outcomes of Medical Malpractice Litigation Against US Physicians." Archives of Internal Medicine 172.11 (June 2012): 892-889.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Two Challenges That College Graduates Will Inherit." Boston Globe, May 24, 2012.
Kayyem, Juliette. "A Crackdown Avoided." Boston Globe, May 14, 2012.
Glaeser, Edward L. "The Keys to Keeping Boston Free of Riots." Boston Globe, May 3, 2012.
Cohen, Dara Kay, and Amelia Hoover Green. "Dueling Incentives: Sexual Violence in Liberia and the Politics of Human Rights Advocacy." Journal of Peace Research 49.3 (May 2012): 445-458.
Kayyem, Juliette. "The Military’s Persistent Gender Divide." Boston Globe, April 23, 2012.
David, Ed, and Swanee Hunt. "Buying Sex? It Will Cost You." Boston Globe, February 21, 2012.
Stone, Christopher. "Innovations in Public Defense as an Investment in Better Sentencing." Federal Sentencing Reporter 24.1 (October 2011): 21-22.
Stone, Christopher. "Problems of Power in the Design of Indicators of Safety and Justice in the Global South." Indicators in Development: Safety and Justice Series, Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School, April 2011.
Bhabha, Jacqueline, and Susan Schmidt. "From Kafka to Wilberforce: Is the U.S. Government’s Approach To Child Migrants Improving?" Les Mineurs Isoles En Europe Et En Amerique Du Nord Trajectoires Migratoires Et Accompagenement Social. Ed. Claudio Bolzman, Emmanuel Jovelin, and Catherine Montgomery. L’Harmattan, 2011.
Stone, Christopher. "A New Era for Justice Sector Reform in Haiti." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-033, July 2010.
Wintemute, Garen J., Anthony A. Braga, and David M. Kennedy. "Private-Party Gun Sales, Regulation, and Public Safety." New England Journal of Medicine (June 30, 2010).
Stone, Christopher, Zachary Carter, Thomas Belfiore, Ella M. Bully-Cummings, Rev. Dr. Herbert Daughtry, Michael J. Farrell, George Gascón, Arva Rice, Lew Rice, and Damon T. Hewitt. "Reducing Inherent Danger: Report of the New York State Task Force on Police-on-Police Shootings." New York State Task Force on Police-on-Police Shootings Report, May 27, 2010.
Braga, Anthony A., Andrew V. Papachristos, and David M. Hureau. "The Concentration and Stability of Gun Violence at Micro Places in Boston, 1980–2008." Journal of Quantitative Criminology 26.1 (March 2010): 33-53.
Braga, Anthony A., and David Weisburd. "Editors’ Introduction: Empirical Evidence on the Relevance of Place in Criminology." Journal of Quantitative Criminology 26.1 (March 2010): 1-6.
Weisburd, David L., and Anthony A. Braga. "Diffusion of Innovation in Policing: Lessons from the American Experience." Revue Française de Science Politique 58.6 (2009): 1097 – 1126.
Braga, Anthony A., Anne M. Piehl, and David Hureau. "Controlling Violent Offenders Released to the Community: An Evaluation of the Boston Reentry Initiative." Journal of Research in Crime & Delinquency 46.4 (November 2009): 411-436.
Mastrofski, Stephen, David L. Weisburd, and Anthony A. Braga. Rethinking Policing: The Policy Implications of Hot Spots of Crime. Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice Policy. Ed. Natasha Frost, Todd Clear, and Joshua Freilich. Cengage Learning, 2009.
Braga, Anthony A., David Onek, and Tracey Meares. Serious Gun Violence in San Francisco: Developing a Partnership-Based Violence Prevention Strategy. Community Policing and Peacemaking. Ed. Peter Grabosky. Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, 2009.
Braga, Anthony A., and Christopher Winship. "What Can Cities Do to Prevent Serious Youth Violence?" Criminal Justice Matters 75.1 (2009): 35 – 37.