Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

“Bringing War Back In: Victory and State Formation in Latin America,” American Journal of Political Science, 65, no. 2 (2021). Awarded Best Paper on Political Institutions, Latin American Studies Association, 2020.

(lead author) with Gary Goertz, Paul Diehl, and Andrew Owsiak “The Evolution and Causes of the Territorial Peace in the Americas,” International Studies Quarterly, 64, no. 1 (2020): 57-70. Appendix 1, Appendix 2, Appendix 3, Appendix 4

(lead author) with Jorge Battaglino and Sean Braniff “Was the Malvinas/Falklands a Diversionary War? A Prospect Theory Reinterpretation of Argentina's Decline,” Security Studies, 29, no. 1 (2020): 34-63. Appendix 1

Awarded Best Article on Defense, Security and Democracy, Latin American Studies Association, 2020.

with Federico Merke and Diego Reynoso “Foreign Policy Change in Latin America: Exploring a Middle Range Concept,” Latin American Research Review, 55, no. 3 (2020): 413-429.

with Camilo Nieto "Backing Despots? Foreign Aid and the Survival of Autocratic Regimes," Democracy and Security, 16, no. 1 (2020): 36-58.

(lead author) with Scott Mainwaring “US Hegemony and Regime Change in Latin America,” Democratization, 26, no. 2 (2019): 269-287. Appendix 1, Appendix 2, Appendix 3.

“The Argentina-Brazil Regional Power Transition,” Foreign Policy Analysis, 14, no. 4 (2018): 469-489.

“The Southern African unipolarity,” Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 36, no. 2 (2018): 207-228.

with Nicole Jenne and Francisco Urdinez “Of words and deeds: Latin American declaratory regionalism, 1994-2014,” Cambridge Review of International Affairs 30, no. 2 (2017): 195-215.

“La Lógica Realista de la Unipolaridad Sudamericana, Desarrollo Económico 57, no. 222 (2017): 253-276.

“Subsystemic Unipolarities? Power Distribution and State Behaviour in South America and Southern Africa, Strategic Analysis, 41, no. 1 (2017):74-86.

with Carlos Escude “Peripheral Realism Revisited, Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional, 59, no. 1 (2016): 1-18.

with Francisco Urdinez, Fernando Mouron and Amancio Oliveira “Chinese Economic Statecraft and US Hegemony in Latin America: An Empirical Analysis, 2003–2014, Latin American Politics and Society58, no. 4 (2016): 3-30.

Book Chapters

"Hegemony" in Oxford Research Encyclopedia  of International Studies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)

"Brazil: Pursuing the Multipolar Mirage" in Benjamin Zala (ed.) Interrogating a Multipolar Order (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2019)  

with Andrés Malamud “Neoliberal Institutionalism and Neo-Functionalism in Latin American Security Studies,” in David Mares and Arie Kacowicz (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security (London: Routledge, 2015).

Other Articles

with Nicolás Albertoni "What to Expect From US-Latin America Relations in the Era of Bolsonaro?" Harvard Kennedy School - Latin America Policy Journal, no. 8 (2019).


with Victor Mijares and Anne Hoffmann "Die Krise in Venezuela – Prüfstein für die UNASUR" GIGA Focus Lateinamerika,  no. 3 (2015).

"Le Brésil et son parcours vers une hégémonie en Amérique du Sud" Sciences Po - Observatoire Politique de l'Amérique latine et des Caraïbes, no. 2 (2014).


with Andres Malamud "Latin America Is Off the Global StageForeign Policy, 10/09/2020

"Bipolarity or Hegemony? Latin America's dilemma for the 21st century" E-International Relations, 02/24/2019.

with Scott Mainwaring "Democracy is in Crisis in Latin America" The Washington Post (Monkey Cage), 10/22/2018.

"Brasil contrae su política exterior" La Nación, 07/12/2017.

"Could China undermine the US in Latin America?The Washington Post (Monkey Cage), 12/03/2016.