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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

Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "When Deliberation Produces Persuasion Rather than Polarization: Measuring and Modeling Small Group Dynamics in a Field Experiment." British Journal of Political Science (December 2019).
Fung, Archon. "A Taxonomy of Health Information Initiatives to Engage Patients: Objectives, Design Characteristics and Patient Activation." New England Journal of Medicine: Catalyst (August 21, 2019).
Fung, Archon. "Four Levels of Power: A Conception to Enable Liberation." Journal of Political Philosophy 28.2 (July 2019): 131-157.
Arkedis, Jean, Jessica Creighton, Akshay Dixit, Archon Fung, Stephen Kosack, Dan Levy, and Courtney Tolmie. "Can Transparency and Accountability Programs Improve Health? Experimental Evidence from Indonesia and Tanzania." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-020, June 2019.
Dryzek, John S., André Bächtiger, Simone Chambers, Joshua Cohen, James N. Druckman, Andrea Felicetti, James S. Fishkin, et al. "The Crisis of Democracy and the Science of Deliberation." Science 363.6432 (March 2019): 1144-1146.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "When Deliberation Produces Persuasion rather than Polarization: Measuring and modeling Small Group Dynamics in a Field Experiment." British Journal of Political Science (2019): 1-19.
Fung, Archon. "Our Desperate Need to Save US Democracy from Ourselves." The Hill, December 7, 2016.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "How Much Disagreement is Good for Democratic Deliberation?" Political Communication 32.4 (October 2015): 529-551.
Fung, Archon. "Putting the Public Back into Governance: The Challenges of Citizen Participation and Its Future." Public Administration Review 75.4 (July/August 2015): 513–522.
Fung, Archon, Hollie Russon Gilman, and Jennifer Shkabatur. "Technology for Democracy in Development: Lessons from Seven Case Studies." Deliberation and Development : Rethinking the Role of Voice and Collective Action in Unequal Societies. Ed. Patrick Heller and Vijayendra Rao. World Bank Group, 2015, 229-236.
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.
Fung, Archon. "Can Democracy Be Saved?: Participation, Deliberation and Social Movements." Review of Can Democracy Be Saved?: Participation, Deliberation and Social Movements, by Donatella della Porta. Contemporary Sociology, 44.1, January 2015: 50-52.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "Modeling Persuasion within Small Groups, with an Application to a Deliberative Field Experiment on U.S. Fiscal Policy." 2015.
Stephen Kosack,and Archon Fung. "Does Transparency Improve Governance?" Annual Review of Political Science 17 (May 2014): 65-87.
Newport, Frank, Robert Y. Shapiro, Whit Ayres, Nancy Belden, James Fishkin, Archon Fung, Susan Herbst, Celinda Lake, Benjamin Page, Susan Page, James P. Pinkerton, J. Ann Selzer, and Mark Warren. "Polling and Democracy." Public Opinion Quarterly 77.4 (December 2013): 853-86.
Esterling, Kevin M., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "Ideology, Deliberation and Persuasion within Small Groups: A Randomized Field Experiment on Fiscal Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-036, September 2013.
Weil, David, Mary Graham, and Archon Fung. "Targeting Transparency." Science 6139 (June 2013): 1410-1411.
Fung, Archon. "Infotopia: Unleashing the Democratic Power of Transparency." Politics & Society 41.2 (June 2013): 183-212.
Khagram, Sanjeev, Archon Fung, and Paolo de Renzio, eds. Open Budgets: The Political Economy of Transparency, Participation, and Accountability. Brookings Institution Press, 2013.
Fung, Archon, Hollie Russon Gilman, and Jennifer Shkabatur. "Six Models for the Internet + Politics." International Studies Review 15.1 (March 2013): 30-47.
Fung, Archon. "Continuous Institutional Innovation and the Pragmatic Conception of Democracy." Polity 44.4 (October 2012).
Fung, Archon, Jane Mansbridge, and Dennis F. Thompson. "A Systemic Approach to Deliberative Democracy." Deliberative Systems: Deliberative Democracy at the Large Scale. Ed. Parkinson, John, and Jane Mansbridge. Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Fung, Archon. "Calling Publics into Existence: The Political Arts of Public Management." Ports in a Storm: Public Management in a Turbulent World. Ed. John D. Donahue and Mark H. Moore. Brookings Institution Press, 2012.
Fung, Archon, and Mark E. Warren. "The Participedia Project: An Introduction." International Public Management Journal 14.3 (October 2011): 341-362.
Fung, Archon. "A Tea Party for Obama." American Prospect. April 2010.
Mansbridge, Jane, with James Bohman, Simone Chambers, David Estlund, Andreas Føllesdal, Archon Fung, Christina Lafont, Bernard Manin, and José Luis Martí. "The Place of Self-Interest and the Role of Power in Deliberative Democracy." Journal of Political Philosophy 18.1 (March 2010): 64-100.
Fung, Archon. "Engaging Your Constituents: Beyond the Usual Suspects." Capitol Ideas. March/April 2010, 46.
Fung, Archon. Review of Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe, by Xavier de Souza Briggs. City and Community, 9.1, March 2010: 132-134.
Fung, Archon. "Open Government, Open Society." Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice. Ed. Archon Fung and David Weil. O'Reilly Media, 2010, 105-114.
Fagotto, Elena, and Archon Fung. "Sustaining Public Engagement: Embedded Deliberation in Local Communities." Everyday Democracy and the Kettering Foundation Occasional Paper, October 20, 2009.
Fung, Archon, and Joe Goldman. "Polishing the Keys to Open Government." Federal Computer Week, June 15, 2009.
Fung, Archon, and Erik Olin Wright. "Empowering Participatory Governance in the United Kingdom?" Building A Citizen Society. Ed. Stuart White and Daniel Leighton. Lawrence and Wishart, Ltd., 2008.
Fung, Archon. "Citizen Participation in Government Innovations." Innovations in Government: Research, Recognition, and Replication. Ed. Sandford Borins. Brookings Institution Press, 2008, 52-71.
Culpepper, Pepper D., and Archon Fung. “Do all Bridges Collapse? Possibilities for Democracy in the European Union.” Politische Vierteljahresschrift 48.4 (December 2007): 730-739.
Fung, Archon. "A Citizen Congress." Boston Globe, October 16, 2007.
Culpepper, Pepper D., Archon Fung, and Taeku Lee. "Public Deliberation and Legitimate Governance." openDemocracy.net, October 15, 2007.
Fung, Archon. "Democratic Theory and Political Science: A Pragmatic Method of Constructive Engagement." American Political Science Review 101.3 (August 2007): 443-458.
Weil, David, and Archon Fung. "Fixing the Misinformation Age." Boston Globe, April 10, 2007.
Fung, Archon, Mary Graham, and David Weil. Full Disclosure: The Perils and Promise of Transparency. Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Fung, Archon. "Varieties of Participation in Complex Governance." Public Administration Review 66.s1 (December 2006): 66-75.
Culpepper, Pepper D., and Archon Fung. "Listen to the Citizens: The Radical Way Forward for the European Union." Harvard International Review (November 2, 2006).
Fagotto, Elena, and Archon Fung. "Empowered Participation in Urban Governance: The Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program." International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 30.3 (September 2006): 638-655.
Weil, David, Archon Fung, Mary Graham, and Elena Fagotto. "The Effectiveness of Regulatory Disclosure Policies." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 25.1 (Winter 2006): 155-181.
Fung, Archon. "Democratizing the Policy Process." Oxford Handbook of Public Policy. Ed. Michael Moran, Martin Rein, and Robert E. Goodin. Oxford University Press, 2006, 669-685.
Culpepper, Pepper D., and Archon Fung. "What Can We Learn from Social Science about Democracy in Europe?" Reaction to "What Can We Learn from the Collapse of the European Constitutional Project?" in Politische Vierteljahresschrift by Andrew Moravcsik Notre Europe: Etudes et Recherches, September 2006.
Fung, Archon. "Coming to the Rescue." Boston Globe Magazine October 2, 2005: 16.
Fung, Archon, John Gastil and Peter Levine. "Future Directions for Public Deliberation." Journal of Public Deliberation 1.1 (March 2005): Article 3 pp. 1-13.
Fung, Archon, Stephen Macedo, Yvette Alex-Assensoh, et al. "Toward a Political Science of Citizenship." Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation, and What We Can Do About It. Ed. Stephen Macedo. Brookings Institution Press, 2005, 1-20.
Fung, Archon, Stephen Macedo, Yvette Alex-Assensoh, et al. "The American Metropolis." Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation, and What We Can Do About It. Ed. Stephen Macedo. Brookings Institution Press, 2005, 67-116.
Fung, Archon. "Deliberation Before the Revolution: Toward an Ethics of Deliberative Democracy in an Unjust World." Political Theory 33.3 (2005): 397-419.