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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

Hoover Green, Amelia, and Dara Kay Cohen. "Centering Human Subjects: The Ethics of “Desk Research” on Political Violence." Journal of Global Security Studies (July 2020).
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).
Bhaba, Jacqueline, and Vasileia Digidiki. "The Urgent Need to Transfer Vulnerable Migrants From Europe’s Largest Migrant Hotspot." BMJ Opinion. April 24, 2020.
Bhatia, Amiya, Nancy Krieger, Cesar Victora, Sumnima Tuladhar, Jacqueline Bhabha, and Jason Beckfield. "Analyzing and Improving National and Local Child Protection Data in Nepal: A Mixed Methods Study Using 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (Mics) Data and Interviews With 18 Organizations." Child Abuse & Neglect 101 (March 2020): 104292.
Bhatia, Amiya, Nancy Krieger, Cesar Victora, Sumnima Tuladhar, Jacqueline Bhabha, and Jason Beckfield. "Analyzing and Improving National and Local Child Protection Data in Nepal: A Mixed Methods Study Using 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (Mics) Data and Interviews With 18 Organizations." Child Abuse & Neglect 101 (March 2020): 1042-1092.
Digidiki, Vasileia, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "Greeces Proposed "Floating Wall" Shows the Failure of EU Migration Policies." The Guardian. February 7, 2020.
Sikkink, Kathryn. The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities. Yale University Press, 2020.
Johnson, Douglas A., and Kathryn Sikkink. "Strategizing for Human Rights: From Ideals to Practice." The Limits of Human Rights. Ed. Bardo Fassbender and Knut Traisbach. Oxford University Press, 2020.
Efevbera, Yvette, Jacqueline Bhabha, Paul Farmer, and Günther Fink. "Girl Child Marriage, Socioeconomic Status, and Undernutrition: Evidence From 35 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa." BMC Medicine 17.1 (December 2019): 55.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights & Social Order: Philosophical, Practical, and Public Policy Dimensions." December 2019.
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "Tax Competition and Global Interdependence." Journal of Political Philosophy 27.4 (December 2019): 480-498.
Risse, Mathias, and Gabriel Wollner. On Trade Justice: A Philosophical Plea for a New Global Deal. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Bhaba, Jacqueline. "Children and Unsafe Migration." World Migration Report 2020. Ed. Guy Abel. International Organization for Migration, 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "From Unalienable Rights to Membership Rights in the World Society." Fall 2019.
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.
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.
Chenoweth, Erica, and Evan Perkoski. "A Source of Escalation or a Source of Restraint? An Empirical Investigation of How Civil Society Affects Mass Killings." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-027, September 2019.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Governing Adolescent Mobility: The Elusive Role of Children’s Rights Principles in Contemporary Migration Practice." Childhood, August 2019, Vol.26(3), pp.369-385 26.3 (August 2019): 369-85.
Risse, Mathias, and Steven Livingston. "The Future Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Humans and Human Rights." Ethics and International Affairs 33.2 (June 2019): 141-158.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Children on the Move in the Twenty-First Century: Developing a Rights-Based Plan of Action." Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis. University of California Press, 2019.
Power, Samantha. The Education of an Idealist. HarperCollins, 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "What is ‘Global’ about Global Justice?" Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences 12.2 (June 2019): 193-210.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Toleration Deficits: The Perilous State of Refugee Protection Today." Philosophy & Social Criticism, May 2019, Vol.45(4), pp.503-510 45.4 (May 2019): 503-510.
Risse, Mathias. "Discrimination, Cognitive Biases and Human Rights Violations." April 2019.
Chenoweth, Erica, Cullen S. Hendrix, and Kyleanne Hunter. "Introducing the Nonviolent Action in Violent Contexts (Nvavc) Dataset." Journal of Peace Research 56.2 (March 2019): 295-305.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights, Artificial Intelligence and Heideggerian Technoskepticism: The Long (Worrisome?) View." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-010, February 2019.
Sikkink, Kathryn, Geoff Dancy, Bridget Marchesi, Tricia Olsen, Leigh Payne, and Andrew Reiter. "Behind Bars and Bargains: New Findings on Transitional Justice in Emerging Democracies: Research Note." International Studies Quarterly 63.1 (Spring 2019): 99-110.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda." Human Rights Quarterly 41.1 (February 2019): 1-16.
Power, Samantha, and Betsy Fisher. "The Trump Administration Is Making a Mockery of the Supreme Court." New York Times. January 27, 2019.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Commentary: The Best Mankind Has to Give?" Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People. Ed. Deborah A. Boehm and Susan J. Terrio. New York University Press, 2019.
Bissell, Susan, Jacqueline Bhabha, and Paul B. Spiegel. "The Health Challenges Facing Children on the Move." The Health of Refugees. Ed. Pascale Allotey and Daniel Reidpath. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "The Migrant Tax – How Children and Young People Pay to Exercise Mobility Rights." Global Labour and the Migrant Premium. Ed. Tugba Basaran and Elspeth Guild. Taylor and Francis, 2019.
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Averell Schmidt. "Breaking the Ban? The Heterogeneous Impact of US Contestation of the Torture Norm." Journal of Global Security Studies 4.1 (January 2019): 105-122.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "Here’s What Erick Erickson Gets Wrong about Dictators and Migration." Washington Post, December 4, 2018.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Problem-Oriented Policing: Matching the Science to the Art." Crime Science 7.1 (December 2018).
Sikkink, Kathryn, and Averell Schmidt. "Partners in Crime: An Empirical Investigation of the CIA Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program." Perspectives on Politics 16.4 (December 2018): 1014-1033.
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.
Ruggie, John Gerard, and Emily K. Middleton. "Money, Millennials and Human Rights: Sustaining ‘Sustainable Investing’." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-023, August 2018.
Chenoweth, Erica. "Days of Rage: Introducing the NAVCO 3.0 Dataset." Journal of Peace Research, 55.4 (July 2018): 524-534.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "#Us Too: Children on the Move and Belated Public Attention." International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family 32.2 (Summer 2018): 250-258.
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.
Sikkink, Kathryn. "A Cautionary Note about the Frame of Peril and Crisis in Human Rights Activism." Rising to the Populist Challenge: A New Playbook for Human Rights Actors. Ed. Rodríguez-Garavito, César and Krizna Gomez. Dejusticia, 2018.
Abdel Jelil, Mohamed, Paul Andres Corral Rodas, Anais Dahmani Scuitti, María E. Dávalos, Giorgia Demarchi, Neslihan Nathalie Demirel, Quy-Toan Do, Rema Hanna, Deivy Joel Marie Houeix, Sara Lenehan, and Harriet Kasidi Mugera. "Asylum Seekers in the European Union: Building Evidence to Inform Policy Making." World Bank, June 2018.
Risse, Mathias, and Sushma Raman. "Corruption Symposium Report." May 2018.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-015, May 2018.
Chen, Martha and Victoria Beard. "Including the Excluded: Supporting Informal Workers for More Equal and Productive Cities in the Global South." World Resources Institute, May 2018.
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).
Hickes Lundquist, Jennifer, Devah Pager, and Eiko Strader. "Does a Criminal Past Predict Worker Performance? Evidence from One of America's Largest Employers." Social Forces 96.3 (March 2018): 1039–1068.