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

Paris, Britt, and Donovan, Joan. "Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes." Data & Society, September 18, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Friedberg, Brian. "Source Hacking: Media Manipulation in Practice." Data & Society, September 4, 2019.
Donovan, Joan, and Friedberg, Brian. "Opinion: With This Statement, I Give Notice That Instagram Owns Your Soul." BuzzFeed News, August 23, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Radicalization Online Can (and Can't) Be Stopped." Wall Street Journal, August 22, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "First They Came for the Black Feminists." The New York Times, August 15, 2019.
Friedberg, Brian, and Donovan, Joan. "On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Bot: Pseudoanonymous Influence Operations and Networked Social Movements." Journal of Design and Science 6 (August 7, 2019).
Donovan, Joan. "El Paso Shooter Wasn't a 'Lone Wolf' — and His So-Called Online 'Manifesto' Proves Why." NBC News | Think, August 5, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How News Organizations Should Cover White Supremacist Shootings, According to a Media Expert." PBS NewsHour Weekend, August 4, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Media Coverage Contributes to White Supremacist Rhetoric." PBS NewsHour, August 4, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Trump Put Himself in Charge of Twitter’s Decency Standards." The Washington Post, July 19, 2019.
Belei, Bogdan, Toni Bush, Maeve Campbell, Ash Carter, Lucy Chase, Mignon Clyburn, Bennett Craig, Daniel Gastfriend, Dipayan Ghosh, Gene Kimmelman, Heidi Legg, Laura Manley, Nicco Mele, Hong Qu, Amy Robinson, Philip Verveer, and Tom Wheeler. "Big Tech and Democracy: The Critical Role of Congress." April 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "How Hate Groups’ Secret Sound System Works." The Atlantic. March 17, 2019.
Donovan, Joan. "The Role of Media and Technology After Terror Attacks." PBS NewsHour, March 16, 2019.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights, Artificial Intelligence and Heideggerian Technoskepticism: The Long (Worrisome?) View." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-010, February 2019.
Eaves, David. "Lessons from Estonia on Digital Government." Policy Options. February 7, 2019.
Eaves, David, and Kevin Frazier. "The Original Blitzscaler? What the Public Sector Can Teach High-Growth Startups." Apolitical. January 31, 2019.
Nye, Joseph S. Jr., Condoleezza Rice, and Nicholas Burns. "Introduction." Technology and National Security: Maintaining America's Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Carter, Ashton B. "The Tenth Annual Ernest May Memorial Lecture: Shaping Disruptive Technological Change for Public Good." Technology and National Security: Maintaining America’s Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "Can Democracy Survive the Information Age?" Technology and National Security: Maintaining America’s Edge. Aspen Strategy Group, 2019.
Eaves, David. "The First Decade of Open Data Has Been a Win — but Not for the Reasons You Think." aPolitical, January 4, 2019.
Jasanoff, Sheila. Can Science Make Sense of Life? Polity, 2019.
Eaves, David, Richard Pope, and Ben McGuire. "Government as a Platform: How Policy Makers Should Think about the Foundations of Digital Public Infrastructure." Kennedy School Review. 2018-2019.
Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, and Audrey Carson. "Open Data in North America, Australia and New Zealand." The State of Open Data. Ed. Tim, Davies, and, Stephen, Walker,. International Research and Development Council, 2019.
Carter, Ashton B. "How A Divided Congress Could Unite Around Tech." Politico. December 6, 2018.
Eaves, David, and Ben McGuire. "Digital Service Teams: The End of the Beginning?" Apolitical. November 29, 2018.
Rosenbach, Eric, and Katherine Mansted. "Can Democracy Survive in the Information Age?" October 2018.
Barboni, Giorgia, Erica Field, Rohini Pande, Natalia Rigol, Simone Schaner, and Charity Troyer Moore. "A Tough Call: Understanding Barriers to and Impacts of Women’s Mobile Phone Adoption in India." October 2018.
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Scott Becker. "Cooperative Procurement: Today’s Contracting Tool, Tomorrow’s Contracting Strategy." October 2018.
Eaves, David, Ben McGuire, Kathy Pham, Richard Pope, Emily Middleton, Matthew Spector, and Tom Loosemore. "2018 State of Digital Transformation." digital HKS, October 2018.
Lee, Henry, and Alex Clark. "Charging the Future: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Adoption." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-026, September 2018.
Qiao, Qinyu, Wei Peng, Pu Wang, and Henry Lee. "Harvard-Tsinghua Workshop on Low-Carbon Development and Public Policy." September 2018.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Science, Common Sense & Judicial Power in U.S. Courts." Daedalus 147.4 (Fall 2018): 15-27.
Carter, Ashton B. "Shaping Disruptive Technological Change for Public Good." August 2018.
Horton, Joshua B., Jesse L. Reynolds, Holly Jean Buck, Daniel Callies, Stefan Schäfer, David W. Keith, and Steve Rayner. "Solar Geoengineering and Democracy." Global Environmental Politics 18.3 (August 2018): 5-24.
Eaves, David. "The Fast-Follower Strategy for Technology in Government." Governing, August 27, 2018.
Bunn, Matthew, Martin B. Malin, William C. Potter, and Leonard Spector. Preventing Black-Market Trade in Nuclear Technology. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Risse, Mathias. "Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-015, May 2018.
Rosenbach, Eric. "America, Democracy and Cyber Risk: Time to Act." Testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, April 24, 2018.
Bourreau, Marc, and Pinar Dogan. "Gains from Digitization: Evidence from Gift-Giving in Music." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 149 (May 2018; Online March 2018): 106-122.
Jasanoff, Sheila, and J. Benjamin Hurlbut. "A Global Observatory for Gene Editing." Nature (Spring 2018).
Rosenbach, Eric. "Defending Digital Democracy: The Four Corners of Election Security." Testimony before the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, March 21, 2018.
Juma, Calestous. "Exponential Innovation and Human Rights: Implications for Science and Technology Diplomacy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-011, February 2018.
Saghafian, Soroush, Brian Tomlin, and Stephan Biller. "The Internet of Things and Information Fusion: Who Talks to Who?" HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-009, February 2018.
Mook, Robby, Matt Rhoades, and Eric Rosenbach. "Election Cyber Incident Communications Coordination Guide." February 2018.
Mook, Robby, Matt Rhoades, and Eric Rosenbach. "Election Cyber Incident Communications Plan Template." February 2018.
Glaeser, Edward L., Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Luca, and Nikhil Naik. "Big Data and Big Cities: the Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life." Economic Inquiry 56.1 (January 2018): 114-137.
Liebman, Jeffrey. "Using Data to More Rapidly Address Difficult U.S. Social Problems." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 675.1 (January 2018): 166-181.
Nye, Joseph S. "Normative Restraints on Cyber Conflict." Cyber Security 1.4 (Spring 2018): 331-342.
Dai, Zhen, Debra K. Weisenstein, and David W. Keith. "Tailoring Meridional and Seasonal Radiative Forcing by Sulfate Aerosol Solar Geoengineering." Geophysical Research Letters (January 2018).
Goldsmith, Stephen, and Craig Campbell. "The Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics: Institutionalizing Analytical Excellence." Smarter New York City: How City Agencies Innovate. Ed. André Correa d’Almeida. Columbia University Press, 2018.