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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

Pasquetto, Irene V., Eaman Jahani, Alla Baranovsky, and Matthew A. Baum. "Understanding Misinformation on Mobile Instant Messengers (MIMs) in Developing Countries." May 2020.
Brodsky, Lauren. "4 Quick Tips to Improve Your Business Writing." Harvard Business Review. March 18, 2020.
De Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, Matthew A. Baum, Adam J. Berinsky, and Teppei Yamamoto. "Persuading the Enemy: Estimating the Persuasive Effects of Partisan Media with the Preference-Incorporating Choice and Assignment Design." American Political Science Review 113.4 (November 2019): 902-916.
Currie, Morgan, Britt Paris, and Joan Donovan. "What Difference Do Data Make? Data Management and Social Change." Online Information Review 43.6 (October 14, 2019): 971-985.
Panofsky, Aaron, and Donovan, Joan. "Genetic Ancestry Testing Among White Nationalists: From Identity Repair to Citizen Science." Social Studies of Science 49.no. 5 (October 1, 2019): 653-681.
Knox, Dean, Teppei Yamamoto, Matthew A. Baum, and Adam J. Berinsky. "Design, Identification, and Sensitivity Analysis for Patient Preference Trials." Journal of the American Statistical Association 114.528 (October 2019): 1532-1546.
Donovan, Joan, and Friedberg, Brian. "Source Hacking: Media Manipulation in Practice." Data & Society, September 4, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Boyd, Danah. "Stop the Presses? Moving From Strategic Silence to Strategic Amplification in a Networked Media Ecosystem." American Behavioral Scientist (September 2019).
Donovan, Joan. "How News Organizations Should Cover White Supremacist Shootings, According to a Media Expert." PBS NewsHour Weekend, August 4, 2019.
Mele, Nicco, Matthew Skibinski, and Matthew Spector. "Digital Pay-Meter Playbook: How Today’s News Publishers Can Use Data, Best Practices, and Test-and-Learn Tactics To Build Better Pay-Meters." August 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "Toward a Militant Ethnography of Infrastructure: Cybercartographies of Order, Scale, and Scope across the Occupy Movement." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 48.4 (August 2019): 482-509.
Acker, Amelia, and Donovan, Joan. "Data Craft: A Theory/Methods Package for Critical Internet Studies." Information, Communication & Society 22.11 (July 20, 2019): 1590-1609.
de Benedictis-Kessner, Justin, Matthew A. Baum, and Adam J. Berinsky. "Polarization and Media Usage: Disentangling Causality." The Oxford Handbook of Electoral Persuasion. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Young, Dannagal G., Matthew A. Baum, and Duncan Prettyman. "vMOBilize: Gamifying Civic Learning and Political Engagement in a Classroom Context." Journal of Political Science Education (May 2019): 1-23.
Donovan, Joan. "How Hate Groups’ Secret Sound System Works." The Atlantic. March 17, 2019.
Barron, Carrie, Nicco Mele, and Michael Phillips Moskowitz. "Our Digital Lives Don’t Need to Make Us Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unwise." Harvard Business Review. February 13, 2019.
Greenberg, David, Moshik Temkin, and Mason B. Williams, eds. Alan Brinkley: A Life in History. Columbia University Press, 2019.
Grinberg, Nir, Kenneth Joseph, Lisa Friedland, Briony Swire-Thompson, and David Lazer. "Fake News on Twitter During the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election." Science 363.6425 (January 2019): 374-378.
Kalb, Marvin. Enemy of the People: Trump's War on the Press, the New McCarthyism, and the Threat to American Democracy. Brookings Institution Press, 2018.
Baum, Matthew A., Dara Kay Cohen, and Yuri M. Zhukov. "Does Rape Culture Predict Rape? Evidence from U.S. Newspapers, 2000–2013." Quarterly Journal of Political Science 13.3 (September 2018): 263-289.
Hausmann, Ricardo, Julian Hinz, and Muhammed A. Yildirim. "Measuring Venezuelan Emigration with Twitter." Kiel Institute for the World Economy, May 2018.
Lazer, David M.J., Matthew A. Baum, Yochai Benkler, Adam J. Berinsky, Kelly M. Greenhill, Filippo Menczer, Miriam J. Metzger, Brendan Nyhan, Gordon Pennycook, David Rothschild, Michael Schudson, Steven A. Sloman, Cass R. Sunstein, Emily A. Thorson, Duncan J. Watts, and Jonathan L. Zittrain. "The Science of Fake News." Science 359.6380 (March 2018): 1094-1096.
Jasanoff, Sheila, and Hilton R. Simmet. "No Funeral Bells: Public Reason in a ‘Post-Truth’ Age." Social Studies of Science 47.5 (October 2017): 751-770.
Boltik, Jacque, and Nicco Mele. "Using Data Science Tools for Email Audience Analysis: A Research Guide." October 2017.
Baum, Matthew A. "Report on Network Sunday Morning Talk Show Content and Ratings, Comparing 1983, 1999, and 2015." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-041, September 2017.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of Donald Trump’s First 100 Days." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-040, May 2017.
Temkin, Moshik. "Historians Shouldn’t Be Pundits." New York Times, June 26, 2017.
Mayne, Quinton, and Armen Hakhverdian. "Ideological Congruence and Citizen Satisfaction: Evidence from 25 Advanced Democracies." Comparative Political Studies 50.6 (May 2017): 822-849.
Mele, Nicco, David Lazer, Matthew Baum, Nir Grinberg, Lisa Friedland, Kenneth Joseph, Will Hobbs, and Carolina Mattsson. "Combating Fake News: An Agenda for Research and Action." May 2017.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 General Election: How the Press Failed the Voters." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-052, December 2016.
Norris, Pippa, and Ronald Inglehart. "Muslim Integration into Western Cultures: Between Origins and Destinations." Muslim Diasporas in the West: Critical Readings in Sociology. Ed. Abbas, Tahir. Routledge, 2016.
Lazer, David. "Growing Pains for Global Monitoring of Societal Events." Science 353.6307 (September 2016): 1502-1503.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 National Conventions: Negative News, Lacking Context." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-051, September 2016.
Mayne, Quinton, and Armen Hakhverdian. "Education, Socialization, and Political Trust." Handbook on Political Trust. Ed. Sonja Zmerli, and Tom van der Meer. Edward Elgar, 2016, 176-196.
Saich, Anthony. "Controlling Political Communication and Civil Society under Xi Jinping." Merics Papers on China No. 1 (June 2016): 22-25.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 Presidential Primaries: Horse Race Reporting Has Consequences." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-050, July 2016.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Pre-Primary News Coverage of the 2016 Presidential Race: Trump’s Rise, Sanders’ Emergence, Clinton’s Struggle." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-023, June 2016.
Patterson, Thomas E. Review of In-Your-Face Politics: The Consequences of Uncivil Media, by Diana C. Mutz. Journal of Communication, 66.2, April 2016: 19-21.
Baum, Matthew A. "Reporting Bias and Information Warfare." International Studies Association Annual Convention, March 2016.
Groeling, Tim, and Matthew A. Baum. "The Longest War Story: Elite Rhetoric, News Coverage, and The U.S. War in Afghanistan." Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion, and War: Winning Domestic Support for the Afghan War. Ed. Beatrice de Graaf, George Dimitriu, and Jens Ringsmose. Routledge, 2015.
Hochschild, Jennifer L., and Maya Sen. "To Test or Not? Singular or Multiple Heritage? Genomic Ancestry Testing on Americans' Racial Identity." Du Bois Review 12.2 (Fall 2015): 321-347.
Bilmes, Linda J. "Uproar Over Hilary Clinton's E-Mails Misses the Point." Boston Globe, September 9, 2015.
Glaeser, Edward L., and Cass R. Sunstein. "A Theory of Civil Disobedience." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-036, July 2015.
Fung, Archon, and Jennifer Shkabatur. "Viral Engagement: Fast, Cheap, and Broad, but Good for Democracy?" From Voice to Influence: Understanding Citizenship in a Digital Age. Ed. Danielle Allen and Jennifer S. Light. University of Chicago Press, 2015, 155-177.
Baum, Matthew A., and Philip B.K. Potter. War and Democratic Constraint: How the Public Influences Foreign Policy. Princeton University Press, 2015.
Baum, Matthew A., and Yuri M. Zhukov. "Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit...While Reading the Paper: Reporting Bias in Democracies and Autocracies." Political Communication Report, 25.1, April 2015.
Baum, Matthew A., and Yuri M. Zhukov. "Filtering Revolution: Reporting Bias in International Newspaper Coverage of the Libyan Civil War." Journal of Peace Research (February 2015): 1-17.
Temkin, Moshik. "Culture vs. Kultur, or a Clash of Civilizations: Public Intellectuals in the United States and the Great War, 1917-1918." The Historical Journal 58.1 (February 2015): 157-182.
Saich, Anthony. "Reflections on a Survey of Global Perceptions of International Leaders and World Powers." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-058, December 2014.
Yanagizawa-Drott, David. "Propaganda and Conflict: Evidence from the Rwandan Genocide." Quarterly Journal of Economics 129.4 (2014).