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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

Danielle F. Jung and Dara Kay Cohen. Lynching and Local Justice: Legitimacy and Accountability in Weak States. Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Saich, Anthony. "Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission: Year in Review." U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, September 9, 2020.
Cunningham, Edward, Anthony Saich, and Jessie Turiel. "Understanding CCP Resilience: Surveying Chinese Public Opinion Through Time." July 2020.
Saich, Anthony. Finding Allies and Making Revolution: The Early Years of the Chinese Communist Party. Brill, 2020.
Marks, Zoe. "Philip Roessler, Ethnic Politics and State Power in Africa: The Logic of the Coup–Civil War Trap." Review of Africa, 89.3, August 2019: 614-615.
Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Xi and Trump Miss Their Chance." Project Syndicate, March 21, 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric. "Eric Rosenbach on China: Challenges for U.S. Commerce." Testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, March 7, 2019.
Marks, Zoe. "Gender, Social Networks and Conflict Processes." feminists@law 9.1 (February 2019).
Holdren, John P. "Foreword." Titans of the Climate: Explaining Policy Process in the United States and China. Ed. Gallagher, Kelly Sims, and Xiaowei Xuan. MIT Press, 2019.
Mainwaring, Scott. Party Systems in Latin America: Institutionalization, Decay, and Collapse. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Walt, Stephen. "Rising Powers and the Risks of War: A Realist View of Sino-American Relations." Will China's Rise Be Peaceful?: The Rise of a Great Power in Theory, History, Politics, and the Future. Ed. Asle Toje. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Jelnov, Artyom, Yair Tauman, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Confronting an Enemy with Unknown Preferences: Deterrer or Provocateur?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-006, January 2018.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "US Energy Diplomacy in an Age of Energy Abundance." Oxford Energy Forum 111 (November 2017): 8-11.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump's Iran Plan Does Too Much and Too Little." Bloomberg View, October 13, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How the U.S. Can Quell the Kurdish Crisis." Bloomberg View, October 4, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump Can't Solve North Korea by Just Making a Deal." Bloomberg View, September 5, 2017.
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.
Saich, Anthony. "What Does General Secretary Xi Jinping Dream About?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-038, August 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "In Saudi Shakeup, Economics Tops Counterterrorism." Bloomberg View, June 21, 2017.
Westad, Arne. "China and the End of the Cold War in Europe." Cold War History 17.2 (June 2017): 111-113.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Qatar Crisis Shows Risk of Trump's Saudi Reset." Bloomberg View, June 9, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "How Trump Is Surrendering America's Soft Power." Bloomberg View, June 2, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "OPEC's Job Just Got a Lot Tougher." Bloomberg View, May 25, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "4 Charts Show Why Trump's Saudi Visit Is Different." Bloomberg View, May 19, 2017.
O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Trump's Ban Undermines Iraqi Cooperation Against Islamic State." Bloomberg View, January 31, 2017.
Cohen, Dara Kay. Rape During Civil War. Cornell University, 2016.
Nugent, Elizabeth, Tarek Masoud, and Amaney A. Jamal. "Arab Responses to Western Hegemony: Experimental Evidence from Egypt." Journal of Conflict Resolution (July 2016).
Allison, Graham. "Of Course China, Like All Great Powers, Will Ignore an International Legal Verdict." Diplomat. July 11, 2016.
Saich, Anthony. "China's Domestic Governing Capacity: Prospects and Challenges." Assessing China's Power. Ed. Jae Ho, Chung. Palgrave Macmillan, October 2015, 41-61.
Allison, Graham. "The Thucydides's Trap." The Next Great War? The Roots of World War I and the Risk of US-China Conflict. Ed. Richard N. Rosecrance and Steven E. Miller. MIT Press, 2014.
Reinhart, Carmen, and Kenneth Rogoff. "Venezuela's Economic Underperformance." Project Syndicate, October 13, 2014.
Allison, Graham. "Just How Likely Is Another World War?" The Atlantic. July 14, 2014.
Masoud, Tarek. Counting Islam: Religion, Class, and Elections in Egypt. Cambridge University Press, June 2014.
McMillan, Margaret, Dani Rodrik, and Inigo Verduzco-Gallo. "Globalization, Structural Change, and Productivity Growth, with an Update on Africa." World Development 63 (2014): 11-32.
Allison, Graham. "Foreword." North Korean Nuclear Operationality: Regional Security and Nonproliferation. Ed. Gregory J. Moore. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
Burns, Nicholas. "Diplomacy to the Rescue in Syria?" Boston Globe, September 12, 2013.
Cohen, Dara Kay. "Explaining Rape During Civil War: Cross-National Evidence (1980–2009)." American Political Science Review 107.3 (August 2013): 461-477.
Burns, Nicholas. "America’s Difficult High-Wire Act in Egypt." GlobalPost, July 17, 2013.
Dobson, William J., and Tarek Masoud. "Egypt’s Reluctant Rulers." Slate, July 4, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Three Benghazi Myths." Global Post, May 17, 2013.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "What China and Russia Don't Get About Soft Power." Foreign Policy. April 29, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Five Thoughts About North Korea." Global Post, April 3, 2013.
Burns, Nicholas. "Mr. Xi Goes to Moscow." Boston Globe, March 29, 2013.
Masoud, Tarek. "Beyond Political Islam." The Arab Revolutions and American Policy. Ed. Nicholas R. Burns and Jonathan Price. Aspen Strategy Group, 2013.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Our Pacific Predicament." American Interest. March/April 2013.
Allison, Graham, and Robert Blackwill. "Will China Ever Be No. 1?" Foreign Policy. February 16, 2013.
Allison, Graham, Robert D. Blackwill, and Ali Wyne. Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World. MIT Press, 2013.
Burns, R. Nicholas. "Kerry Must Engage China." Boston Globe, January 2013.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "Work With China, Don’t Contain It." New York Times, January 25, 2013.
Kayyem, Juliette. "Clinton’s Reality Check." Boston Globe, January 24, 2013.