Our faculty, researchers, and students grapple every day with the most urgent public problems facing our world. Ideas and solutions emerging from Harvard Kennedy School are a resource for you—whether you are a student, policymaker, thought leader, journalist, or engaged citizen.

The U.S. White House

An analytical toolkit from one of the world's leading scholars of international relations on how the American public can effectively assess the morality of presidential foreign policy decisions - past, present, and future.

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Joseph S. Nye
Country representatives involved in the Iran Nuclear Deal

Not for the Faint of Heart takes us inside the world of international diplomacy, through the lens of one of our most effective negotiators. Ambassador Wendy Sherman shows why good work in her field is so hard to do, and how we can learn to apply core skills of diplomacy to the challenges in our own lives.

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Wendy Sherman
American flag

A groundbreaking look at the ways institutions of the past continue to sway attitudes of the present, Deep Roots demonstrates - through an historical look at the institution of U.S. slavery - how social beliefs persist long after the formal policies that created those beliefs have been eradicated.

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Maya Sen
Find publications

The Library's Behind the Book video series engages Harvard Kennedy School faculty on their recent publications and the stories behind their research.