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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

Patterson, Thomas E. Summary of The Mueller Report, for Those Too Busy to Read It All. Independently Published, 2019.
Patterson, Thomas E. We The People, 13. McGraw-Hill, 2019.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of Donald Trump’s First 100 Days." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-040, 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.
Patterson, Thomas E. "News Coverage of the 2016 National Conventions: Negative News, Lacking Context." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP16-051, September 2016.
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.
Patterson, Thomas E. Informing the News. Random House, 2013.
Patterson, Thomas E. Review of Hillary Clinton's Race for the White House: Gender Politics & the Media on the Campaign Trail, by Regina G. Lawrence and Melody Rose. Political Communication, 27.2, April-June 2010: 221-223.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Just Another Forum?" Harvard International Review 30.2 (Summer 2008): 6-7.
Patterson, Thomas E. "The Negative Effect: News, Politics, and the Public." The Hedgehog Review 10.2 (Summer 2008): 46-57.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Young People Flee From the News." Television Quarterly 38.2 (Winter 2008): 32-35.
Patterson, Thomas E. "The Decline of Newspapers: The Local Story." Nieman Reports 61.4 (Winter 2007): 33-34.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Creative Destruction: An Exploratory Look at News on the Internet." Carnegie/Knight Task Force Report on the Future of Journalism Education, Shorenstein Center, Kennedy School of Government, August 2007.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Young People and News." Carnegie/Knight Task Force Report on the Future of Journalism Education, Shorenstein Center, Kennedy School of Government, July 2007.
Patterson, Thomas E. Review of Comparing Media Systems: Three Models of Media & Politics, by Daniel C. Hallin and Paolo Mancini Political Communication, 24.3 July 2007: 329-331.
Patterson, Thomas E. We the People, 7th Edition. McGraw Hill, 2007.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Political Roles of the Journalist." The Politics of News: The News of Politics, 2nd Edition. Ed. Doris A. Graber, Denis McQuail, and Pippa Norris. CQ Press, 2007, 23-39.
Patterson, Thomas E. "The Internet and the Threat it Poses to Local Media: Lessons from News in the Schools." Carnegie/Knight Task Force Report on the Future of Journalism Education, Shorenstein Center, Kennedy School of Government, January 2007.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Mandatory Testing and News in the Schools." Carnegie/Knight Task Force Report on the Future of Journalism Education, Shorenstein Center, Kennedy School of Government, January 2007.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Voter Competence." Electoral Challenge: Theory Meets Practice. Ed. Stephen C. Craig. Congressional Quarterly Press, 2006, 39-57.
Patterson, Thomas E. We the People: A Concise Introduction to American Politics, 6th Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2005.
Patterson, Thomas E. The American Democracy, 7th Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2005.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Of Polls, Mountains: U.S. Journalists and Their Use of Election Surveys." Public Opinion Quarterly 69.5 (2005): 716-724.
Patterson, Thomas E., and Philip Seib. "Informing the Public." The Press. Ed. Geneva Overholser and Kathleen Hall Jamieson. Oxford University Press, 2005, 189-202.
Patterson, Thomas E. The American Democracy, 7th - Chinese edition. McGraw-Hill, 2005.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Networks Owe Public More Convention Time." Newsday, August 30, 2004.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Where Did All the Voters Go?" Phi Kappa Phi Forum 84.1 (Winter 2004): 11-15.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Diminishing Returns: A Comparison of the 1968 and 2000 Election Night Broadcasts." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP03-050, December 2003.
Patterson, Thomas E. "The Search for a Standard: Markets and Media." Political Communication 20.2 (April 2003).
Patterson, Thomas E. The American Democracy, 6th Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Patterson, Thomas E. We the People: A Concise Introduction to American Politics, 5th Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Patterson, Thomas E. The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty, Paperback Edition. Vintage, 2003.
Patterson, Thomas E. Review of Governing with the News: The News Media as a Political Institution, by Timothy E. Cook. Political Communication, 20.1 2003: 87-88.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Where Have All the Voters Gone?" Christian Science Monitor, November 4, 2002.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Disappearing Act: The Downturn in Voting Continues, Despite a Patriotic Fever After 9/11." Boston Globe, August 25, 2002.
Patterson, Thomas E. "The Vanishing Voter." National Civic Review 91.4 (Winter 2002): 367-378.
Patterson, Thomas E. The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of Uncertainty, Hardcover Edition. Knopf, 2002.
Patterson, Thomas E. We the People: A Concise Introduction to American Politics, 4th Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2001.
Patterson, Thomas E. The American Democracy, 5th Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2001.
Patterson, Thomas E. "Doing Well and Doing Good." KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-001, December 2000.