Areas of Expertise
- Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in International History, University of London School of Economics
- M.A. - Master of Arts in American Foreign Policy and International Economics, Johns Hopkins University
- SIS 400: Int'l Security & Globalization
- SIS 510: Strategic Intel-Dipl & Cov Ops
"Development as Union Busting: Transnationalism, Empire, and Kennedy's Secret Labour Programme for Bolivia," Journal of Latin American Studies, forthcoming.
"Transnationalism Meets Empire: The AFL-CIO, Development, and the Private Origins of Kennedy's Latin American Labor Program," Diplomatic History, 42:2 (2018), 305-334.
"Alliance for Progress," in Encyclopedia of Diplomacy, edited by Gordon Martel (Wiley Blackwell, 2018)
“Rostow, Walt Whitman.” In America in the World, 1776 to the Present: A Supplement to the Dictionary of American History, edited by Edward J. Blum (Farmington Hills, MI: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2016).
From Development to Dictatorship: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014). Translation: Minas, balas y gringos: Bolivia y la Alianza para el Progreso en la era de Kennedy (La Paz: Centro de Investigaciones Sociales de la Vicepresidencia del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, 2016)
"Ideology as Strategy: Military-led Modernization and the Origins of the Alliance for Progress in Bolivia," Diplomatic History 36:1 (January 2012).
Memberships and Credentials
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
American Historical Association, Conference on Latin American History
Latin American Studies Association
Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies
Pan-American Institute of Geography and History
Awards, Honors and Recognitions
2015 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice magazine, American Library Association
2015 Thomas McGann Book Award, Rocky Mountain Council on Latin American Studies
2014 Researcher of the Year, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ
2013 Scouloudi Publication Grant, Institute for Historical Research, University of London
2012 Stuart L. Bernath Article Prize, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
2012 Moody Grant, Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation
2011 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for the United States and the Cold War, New York University
2011 Betty M. Unterberber Dissertation Prize, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations