Research & Publications


2022. Rooted Globalism: Arab-Latin American Elite Consciousness and the Politics of Alternative Imaginaries. Indiana University Press, “Framing the Global” series.   

Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

2021. “The Liberal Ideology: On Intellectual Pluralism and the Marginalization of Marxism in U.S. Political Science” (with Sebastián Sclofsky). PS: Political Science & Politics 54(3): 593-597.

2019. “Making Interpretivism Visible: Reflections after a Decade of the Methods Café.” PS: Political Science & Politics 52(3): 465-469. 

2018. “Between Freedom and Futility: On the Political Uses of Corporate Globalizing Discourses.”  Journal of Cultural Economy 11(6): 565-590.

2018. “The Specter that Haunts Political Science: The Neglect and Misreading of Marx in International Relations and Comparative Politics” (with Sebastián Sclofsky). International Studies Perspectives 19(1): 44-66.

2015. “The Global South Is Dead, Long Live the Global South! The Intersectionality of Social and Geographic Hierarchies in Global Capitalism.” New Political Science 37(4): 582-603. 

2013. “The Political Economy of South America’s Global South Relations: States, Transnational Capital, and Social Movements.” The Latin Americanist 57(1): 3-20. 

2012. “‘Today There Are No Indigenous People’ in Chile? Connecting the Mapuche Struggle to Anti-Neoliberal Mobilizations in South America.” Journal of Politics in Latin America 4(2): 125-140. 

Book chapters (peer-reviewed)

2022. “Museu do Amanhã, museu de possibilidades: arquitetura icônica e produção neoliberal (progressista) de lugares no Porto Maravilha” [Museu do Amanhã, Museum of Possibilities: Iconic Architecture and (Progressive) Neoliberal Place-Making in Porto Maravilha]. In: Giannella, Letícia and João Carlos Monteiro, eds. Zona portuária do Rio de Janeiro: múltiplos olhares sobre um espaço em mutação [Rio de Janeiro’s Port Zone: Multiple Views of a Mutating Space]. Rio de Janeiro: Consequência. Pp. 183-202.

2020. “Constructing ‘Progressive Neoliberal’ Citizens: The Political Economy of Corporate Global Imaginaries.” In: Chapman, Debra D., et al., eds. The Global Citizenship Nexus: Critical Studies. New York: Routledge. Pp. 211-240. [modified version of article that originally appeared in Journal of Cultural Economy

2019. “The Specter That Haunts Political Science: The Neglect and Misreading of Marx in International Relations and Comparative Politics.” In: Sculos, Bryant William and Mary Caputi, eds. Teaching Marx & Critical Theory in the 21st Century. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. Pp. 15-47. [reprinted version of article that originally appeared in International Studies Perspectives]

2016. “How Latin America Met the Arab World: Toward a Political Economy of Arab-Latin American Relations.” In: Tawil Kuri, Marta, ed. Latin American Foreign Policies towards the Middle East: Actors, Contexts, and Trends. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Pp. 11-36. 

2015. “U.S.-Latin American Relations after September 11, 2001: Between Change and Continuity.” In: Ness, Immanuel and Zak Cope, eds. The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Pp. 454-62. [second edition published in 2020]

2015. “Darfur and the West: The Political Economy of ‘the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis’” (with Steven Fake). In: Ness, Immanuel and Zak Cope, eds. The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Pp. 313-321. [second edition published in 2020]

Book reviews

2016. “A Not-So-Fateful Triangle? Latin America, China, and the United States.” Review of: Gallagher, Kevin P. 2016. The China Triangle: Latin America’s China Boom and the Fate of the Washington Consensus. New York: Oxford University Press. In: International Studies Review 18(4): 725-727.

2016. Review of: Yoon, Won K. 2015. Global Pulls on the Korean Communities in São Paulo and Buenos Aires. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. In: The Latin Americanist 60(2): 307-309.

2016. Review of: Saddy, Fehmy, ed. 2016. The Arab World and Latin America: Economic and Political Relations in the Twenty-First Century. New York: I.B. Tauris. In: E-International Relations

2012. Review of: Loveman, Brian. 2010. No Higher Law: American Foreign Policy and the Western Hemisphere since 1776. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. In: Latin American Politics and Society 54(4): 196-199.