- 2022: A Small State’s Guide to Influence in Word Politics (Oxford University Press, Bridging the Gap Series, 2022)
- 2015: Latin America Confronts the United States: Asymmetry and Influence (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
- A 2016 Foreign Affairs Book of the Year
- Reviews by Foreign Affairs, International Affairs, H-Diplo, Survival, LARR, International Journal, International Studies Review, and more.
- 2023: North America: Stagnation, Decline, or Renewal? (University of New Mexico Press, “Latin America in the World/The World in Latin America” Series, forthcoming).
- Edited with Eric Hershberg; an outcome of the Robert A. Pastor North American Research Initiative, at American University.
- Spanish translation, forthcoming with El Colegio de México
Journal articles (peer-reviewed)
- 2023: “Compensatory Layering and the Birth of the Multipurpose Multilateral IGO in the Americas,” International Organization, Vol. 77, no. 1 (Winter 2023), pp. 1-32. With Carsten-Andreas Schulz.
- 2022: “Política exterior colombiana y performatividad: ¿Un ‘buen miembro’ del Orden Internacional Liberal?” Desafíos, Vol. 34 (especial). With Mauricio Palma-Gutiérrez.
- Part of the special issue, Política exterior de Colombia: más allá de los lugares comunes, edited by Arlene Tickner and Maria Catalina Monroy.
- 2022: “Republican Internationalism: The Nineteenth-century Roots of Latin American Contributions to International Order,” Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 639-661. With Carsten-Andreas Schulz.
- Part of the special issue, ‘The Liberal International Order and the Global South’: A View from Latin America, edited by Christy Thornton and José Luis Rodríguez.
- 2022: “Issue-Areas, Sovereignty Costs, and North Americans’ Attitudes Towards Regional Cooperation,” Global Studies Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 1, ksac011, pp. 1-12. With Malcolm Fairbrother and Clarisa Pérez-Armendáriz.
- 2021: “Status at the Margins: Why Paraguay Recognizes Taiwan and Shuns China,” Foreign Policy Analysis, Vol. 17, No. 1, oraa002, pp. 1-22. With Francisco Urdinez.
- 2020: “The Promise of Precommitment in Democracy and Human Rights: The Hopeful, Forgotten Failure of the Larreta Doctrine,” Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 1088-1103. With Max Paul Friedman.
- 2020: “Historical Antecedents and Post-WWII Regionalism in the Americas,” World Politics, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 214-253.
- 2020: “Domestic Contestation and Presidential Prerogative in Colombian Foreign Policy,” Bulletin of Latin American Research, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 466-482. (DOI:10.1111/blar.12987). With Sebastián Bitar and Gabriel Jiménez Peña.
- 2018: “Latin America and the Liberal International Order: An Agenda for Research,” International Affairs, Vol. 94, No. 6, 1371–1390 (November).
- 2018: “The US, Brazil, and Latin America: The Dynamics of Asymmetrical Regionalism,” Contemporary Politics, Vol. 24, No. 1 , pp. 113-129.
- 2017: “Small states, Great Power? Gaining Influence through Intrinsic, Derivative, and Collective Power,” International Studies Review, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 185-205
- 2017: “It’s Not the Size, It’s the Relationship: From ‘Small States’ to Asymmetry,” International Politics, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 144-160 (March 2017)
- 2017: “Coloso fragmentado: la agenda ‘interméstica’ y la política exterior latinoamericana,” Foro Internacional, No. 227 (vol. LVII-1, enero marzo de 2017)
- 2016: “The United States in Latin America: The Overstated Decline of a Superpower,” The Latin Americanist, Vol. 60, No. 4 (December 2016)
- 2015: “Soft Balancing in the Americas: Latin American Opposition to U.S. Intervention, 1898-1936,” International Security, Vol. 40, No. 1 , pp. 120-156. With Max Paul Friedman.
- 2014: “Putting the Canal on the Map: Panamanian Agenda-setting and the 1973 Security Council Meetings,” Diplomatic History, Vol 38, No. 2: pp. 431-455.
- 2022: “Your Regionalism and Mine: The United States and South American Cooperation in the Global Pandemic,” in Melisa Deciancio and Cíntia Quiliconi, eds., Regional and International Cooperation in South America After COVID: Challenges and Opportunities Post-pandemic, New York: Routledge, chapter 2. With Thaís Dória.
- 2021: “The United States in Latin America: Lasting Asymmetries, Waning Influence?” in Gian Luca Gardini, ed., External Powers in Latin America: Geopolitics between Neo-extractivism and South-South Cooperation.
(Routledge), pp. 15-28.
- 2021: “Chile en la convergencia de las crisis,” in Cristóbal Bywaters, Daniela Sepúlveda Soto, Andrés Villar, eds. Nuevas voces de política exterior: Chile y el mundo en la era post-consensual (Santiago, Chile: Fondo de Cultura Económica), pp. 59-69.
- 2020: “Small States in Central America,” in Godfrey Baldacchino and Anders Wivel, eds., Handbook on the Politics of Small States, (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar), pp. 242-258.
- 2019: “Latin American International Security,” in Harry E. Vanden and Gary Prevost, eds., Oxford Research Encyclopaedia of Latin America Politics (October 2019, DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.1735). With Sebastián Bitar.
- 2018: “Latin America: Asymmetry and the Problem of Influence,” in Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse, eds, Chaos in the Liberal Order: The Trump Presidency and International Politics in the 21st Century (New York: Columbia University Press, 2018). With Max Paul Friedman.
- 2017: “Regional Public Goods in North America,” in Louis W. Goodman and Antoni Estevadeordal, eds., 21st Century Cooperation: Regional Public Goods, Global Governance, and Sustainable Development, (Routledge, 2017). With Manuel Suarez-Mier.
Essays, reports, and chapters (non-peer reviewed)
- 2022: “Introduction” and “Conclusion,” in North America 2.0: Forging a Continental Future, edited by Tom Long and Alan Bersin, pp. 1-14, pp. 339-349. With Alan Bersin.
- “North America in the World” Strengthening North American Ties, no. 11, July 2022. Woodrow Wilson Center.
- 2021: “From Biden to Trump in Latin America,” NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 121-126.
- 2021: “Biden’s Latin America policy,” LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre Blog, January 19, 2021.
- 2019: “There is no map: International Relations in the Americas,” Latin American Research Review, Vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 548-555 (June 2019), DOI: https://doi.org/10.25222/larr.459
- 2018: “La relación entre Estados Unidos y América Latina y el Caribe en la era Trump,” Revista Mexicana de Política Exterior, no. 114 (November), pp. 157-175.
- “Trump and Latin America: Asymmetry and the Problem of Influence,” in Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse, eds. America and the World—2017 and Beyond, H-Diplo/ISSF Policy Series. With Max Paul Friedman. May 2017.
- 2015: “Why U.S. Leaders Don’t Need to Fear Latin American ‘Soft Balancers,‘” The National Interest, August 18, 2015. With Max Paul Friedman.
- 2014: “Echoes of 1992: The NAFTA negotiations and North America now,” Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
- 2010: “The Cold War and its aftermath in the Americas: The Search for a Synthetic Interpretation of U.S. Policy,” Latin American Research Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 261-273. With Robert A. Pastor.
- Of Piero Gleijeses, America’s Road to Empire: Foreign Policy from Independence to World War One, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Journal of Latin American Studies (February 2023)
- Of Juan Pablo Scarfi and David M.K. Sheinin, eds., The New Pan-Americanism and the Structuring of Inter-American Relations, New York: Routledge, 2022, International Affairs (January 2023).
- Of Jack Corbett, Xu Yi-Chong, and Patrick Weller. International organizations and small states: participation, legitimacy and vulnerability, Bristol University Press, 2021, International Affairs (May 2022)
- Of Amitav Acharya, Melisa Deciancio, and Diana Tussie, eds., Latin America in Global International Relations, Routledge 2022, International Affairs (November 2021).
- Of Arturo Santa-Cruz, US hegemony and the Americas: power and economic statecraft in International Relations, Routledge, 2020, International Affairs (September 2020).
- Of Maud Chirio, Politics in Uniform: Military Officers and Dictatorship in Brazil, 1960–1980, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018, Bulletin of Latin American Research (July 2020)
- Of Annette Idler, Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia’s War, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019, in International Affairs, Vol. 96, No. 2 (April 2020)
- Of Pablo Piccatto, A History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017, in International Affairs, Vol. 95, No. 6 (November 2019)
- Of Abbey Steele, Democracy and Displacement in Colombia’s Civil War, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018, in International Affairs, Vol. 95, No. 4 (July 2019)
- Of Lars Schoultz, In Their Own Best Interest, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018, In H-Diplo Roundtable, Vol XX, No. 43 (June 2019)
- Of Tina Hilgers and Laura Macdonald, eds., Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, Cambridge, 2017, in International Affairs (March 2019)
- Of Andrew Selee, Vanishing Frontiers, New York: PublicAffairs, 2018, In International Affairs (January 2019)
- Of Robert A. Karl, Forgotten Peace: Reform, Violence, and the Making of Contemporary Colombia, University of California Press, 2017, in International Affairs, March 2018.
- Of Joseph S. Tulchin, Latin America in International Politics, Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2016, in Journal of Latin American Studies, vol. 50, no. 2, May 2018.
- Of Juan Pablo Scarfi, The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas, New York: Cambridge, 2017, in International Affairs (January 2018)
- Of Hal Brands, Making the Unipolar Moment: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Rise of the Post-Cold War Order, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016, in Political Science Quarterly, vol. 132, no. 3, Fall 2017
- Of Robert A. Karl, “Reading the Cuban revolution from Bogotá, 1957–62.” Cold War History 16:4, (Fall 2016): 337-358, in H-Diplo Article Review no. 692, April 26, 2017.
- Of Christopher Darnton, Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014, in Foro Internacional, LV, 4 (222), 2015
Projects in progress
- AHRC grant: Latin America and the peripheral foundations of nineteenth-century international order, funded c. £250,000, 2021-2025. With Carsten-Andreas Schulz.
- “The Economic Foundations of Hierarchy: ‘Hirschman Effects’ in Latin America’s Relations with the United States,” draft paper
- Initiated in “The Hirschman Effect,” workshop and project led by Jonathan Kirshner and G. John Ikenberry; Princeton and Cornell
- Latin America and the Post-WWII International Order, ongoing research
- “Middle Power Regionalism in the Americas,” project funded by British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant, 2016-2017. Research contributing to an ongoing article and a longer-term book project.
- “Truman in Rio,” project funded by Truman Library Institute, 2016-2017, contributing to the projects above.
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