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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

Howitt, Arnold M., Herman B. "Dutch" Leonard, and David W. Giles, eds. Public Health Preparedness: Case Studies in Policy and Management. American Public Health Association, 2017.
Howitt, Arnold, Herman B. Leonard, and David W. Giles. "Leadership in Routine Emergencies and Crises: The Deepwater Horizon Incident." Coast Guard Proceedings (May-December 2017).
Leonard, Herman B., Christine M. Cole, Arnold M. Howitt, and Philip B. Heymann. "Why Was Boston Strong? Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombing." Program on Crisis Leadership and Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School, April 3, 2014.
Bower, Joseph L., Herman B. Leonard, and Lynn S. Paine. "Occupy Wall Street Protestors Have a Point." Working Knowledge: The Thinking That Leads, February 15, 2012.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. "Organising Response to Extreme Emergencies: The Victorian Bushfires of 2009." Australian Journal of Public Administration 69.4 (December 2010): 372-386.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "The Strategic Balance of Disaster Risk Management." Administration Reform 16.8 (2010): 27-29.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Advance Recovery and the Development of Resilient Organizations and Societies." Integrative Risk Management: Advanced Disaster Recovery. Ed. Simon Woodward. Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue, 2010, 45-58.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Understanding and Coping with the Increasing Risk of System-Level Accidents”." Integrative Risk Management: Advanced Disaster Recovery. Ed. Simon Woodward. Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue, 2010, 13-26.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. Acting in Time Against Disasters: A Comprehensive Risk Management Framework. Learning from Catastrophes: Strategies for Reaction and Response. Ed. Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem. Wharton School Publishing, 2009.
Leonard, Herman B., and Jerry T. Williams. "The Forest Service and Transitional Fires." Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies. Ed. Arnold Howitt and Herman B. Leonard. CQ Press, 2009, 413-420.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard., eds. Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies. CQ Press, 2009.
Howitt, Arnold and Herman B. Leonard. Prepared for the Worst? Dilemmas of Crisis Management. Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies. Ed. Arnold Howitt and Herman B. Leonard. CQ Press, 2009, 1-12.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. High Performance in Emergencies: Two Modes of Operation. Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies. Ed. Arnold Howitt and Herman B. Leonard. CQ Press, 2009, 611-624.
Austin, James, and Leonard, Herman B. "Dutch". "Can the Virtuous Mouse and the Wealthy Elephant Live Happily Ever After?" California Management Review 51.1 (Fall 2008).
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold M. Howitt. "'Routine' or 'Crisis' - The Search for Excellence." Crisis/Response Journal. June 2008.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. “Against Desperate Peril: High Performance in Emergency Preparation and Response." Communicable Crises: Prevention, Response, and Recovery in the Global Arena. Ed. Deborah E. Gibbons. Information Age Publishing, 2007.
Wei-Skillern, Jane C., James E. Austin, Herman B. Leonard, and Howard H. Stevenson, eds. Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector. SAGE Publications, 2007.
Leonard, Herman B. "Measuring Performance." Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector. Ed. Jane Wei-Skillern, James Austin, Howard Stevenson, and Herman B. Leonard. SAGE Publications, 2007, 321-387.
Leonard, Herman B. "When is Doing Business with the Poor Good - For the Poor? A Household and National Income Accounting Approach." Business Solutions for the Global Poor: Creating Social and Economic Value. Ed. V. Kashturi Rangan, John A. Quelch, Gustavo Herrero, and Brooke Barton. Jossey-Bass, January 2007.
Leonard, Herman B. and V. Kasturi Rangan. "Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy and Boards of Directors." Boardroom Briefing (Winter 2006): 12-14.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. ""In the Eye of the Storm: Helping Education Leaders Meet the Challenge of Dealing With Disasters."." Threshold Magazine. Fall 2006.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Beyond Katrina: Improving Disaster Response Capabilities" (two-part series)." Crisis/Response Journal. September 2006.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. "Katrina as Prelude: Preparing for and Responding to Katrina-Class Disturbances in the United States--Testimony to U.S. Senate Committee, March 8, 2006." Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 3.2 (June 2006).
Howitt, Arnold M., and Herman B. Leonard. "Political Control and Operational Command: Building a Balanced Disaster Response System." Report to the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, March 23, 2006.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Beyond Katrina: Improving Disaster Response Capabilities." Working Papers, Center for Public Leadership, 2006.
Axworthy, Thomas S., and Herman B. Leonard. "The Long March in Hong Kong: Continuing Steps in the Transition from Colony to Democracy." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP06-033, August 2006.
Leonard, Herman B. "Two Simple Mechanisms for Advancing the Democratic Governance of Hong Kong." KSG Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP06-034, August 2006.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "Katrina and the Core Challenges of Disaster Response." The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 30.1 (Winter 2006): 215-221.
Leonard, Herman B., and Daniel Curran. "Recovery in Aceh: Towards a Strategy of Emergence." Harvard Business School Working Paper 05-082, May 2005.
Howitt, Arnold, and Herman B. Leonard. "A Command System for All Agencies?" Crisis/Response Journal. March 2005, 40-42.
Axworthy, Thomas, and Herman B. Leonard. "Accountability in Hong Kong: Transiting from Colony to Democracy." Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, January 2005.
Austin, James E., Herman B. Leonard, James Austin, Ezequiel Reficco, and Jane Wei-Skillern. "Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: A New Vision for CSR." The Accountable Corporation. Ed. Epstein, Marc, and Kirk Hanson. Praeger Publishing, 2005.
Leonard, Herman B. "Leadership in Crisis Situations." Encyclopedia of Leadership. Ed. George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson, and James MacGregor Burns. SAGE Publications, 2004.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. "In the Heat of the Moment." Compass: A Journal of Leadership Fall 2004: 19-23.
Leonard, Herman B. "Firefighting and Fire Size: A Dimensional Analysis." Working Paper, Spring 2004.
Leonard, Herman B., and Arnold Howitt. "Sudden Conflict: The Clash of Cultures at the Heart of Crisis Management." Working Paper, Summer 2004.
Leonard, Herman B. "A Short Note on Public Sector Strategy-Building." Working Paper, Fall 2001.