Edited books

  • 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)

Book chapters

  • 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)


  • 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)Palacio Itamaraty, Brazil's foreign ministry, at dusk.
  • 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 AffairsMarch 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

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