I am Lecturer (Assistant Professor) and Director of the Security Studies Programme at the Department of Political Science, University College London. I am also an Affiliated Professor at Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.
I work on state building and international conflict, with a focus on Latin America. My research has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, Security Studies, and Democratization, among other journals.
I received my Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, and was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Konstanz.