- 2022: A Small State’s Guide to Influence in Word Politics (Oxford University Press, Bridging the Gap Series, forthcoming)
- 2015: Latin America Confronts the United States: Asymmetry and Influence (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Journal articles (peer-reviewed)
- 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.
- In the special issue, Major Powers in Shared Neighbourhoods
- 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.
- H-Diplo review by Andrew Kirkendall
- 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.
- 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)
- 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 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
- “Latin America and the peripheral foundations of nineteenth-century international order,” AHRC grant application, 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.