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

Sikkink, Kathryn. The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities. Yale University Press, 2020.
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "Tax Competition and Global Interdependence." Journal of Political Philosophy 27.4 (December 2019): 480-498.
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.
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.
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.
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 (Spring 2019).
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.
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.
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.
Sparrow, Malcolm K. "Problem-Oriented Policing: Matching the Science to the Art." Crime Science 7.1 (December 2018).
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.
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. "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.
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.
Juma, Calestous. "Exponential Innovation and Human Rights: Implications for Science and Technology Diplomacy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-011, February 2018.
Peterson, Paul E., and Michael W. McConnell, eds. Scalia’s Constitution: Essays on Law and Education. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Crabtree, Charles, Christian Davenport, Erica Chenoweth, Dana M. Moss, Jennifer Earl, Emily Hencken Ritter, and Christopher Sullivan. "Contentious Politics in the Trump Era." PS: Political Science & Politics 51.1 (January 2018): 17-25.
Borjas, George. "EXODUS: How Migration Is Changing Our World." Review of Lessons from Immigration Economics, by Collier, Paul. Independent Review, 22.3, Winter 2018: 329-340.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Virtual, Visible, and Actionable: Data Assemblages and the Sightlines of Justice." Big Data & Society 4.2 (December 2017).
Ruggie, John Gerard, and John F. Sherman III. "The Concept of ‘Due Diligence’ in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: A Reply to Jonathan Bonnitcha and Robert McCorquodale." European Journal of International Law 28.3 (November 2017): 921-928.
Digidiki,Vasileia, and Jacqueline Bhabha. "Emergency Within an Emergency: The Growing Epidemic of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Migrant Children in Greece." FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, October 2017.
Power, Samantha. "Why Elie Wiesel's 'Night' Still Matters so Much to Me – and All of Us." Forward. September 12, 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.
Ruggie, John Gerard. "The Social Construction of the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-030, June 12, 2017.
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.
Bhabha, Jacqueline. "Human Mobility and the Longue Durée: The Prehistory of Global Migration Law." AJIL Unbound 111 (July 2017): 136-141.
Bonica, Adam, Adam Chilton, Kyle Rozema, and Maya Sen. "The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-023, April 2017.
Bhabha, Jacqueline, Arlan Fuller, Margareta Matache, Jelena Vranješevic, Miriam C. Chernoff, Boris Spasic, and Jelena Ivanis. "Reclaiming Adolescence: A Roma Youth Perspective." Harvard Educational Review 87.2 (Summer 2017): 186-224.
Chandra, Amitabh, Michael Frakes, and Anup Malani. "Challenges to Reducing Discrimination and Health Inequity through Existing Civil Rights Laws." Health Affairs 36.6 (June 2017): 1041-1047.
Western, Bruce. "A Longitudinal Survey of Newly-Released Prisoners: Methods and Design of the Boston Reentry Study." Federal Probation 81 (June 2017).
Bhabha, Jacqueline, Andrzej Mirga, and Margareta Matache, eds. Realizing Roma Rights. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.
Sikkink, Kathryn. Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century. Princeton University Press, 2017.