Research

Peer-reviewed articles

The Politics of Police Violence: Political Competition and Police Killings in Brazil.” Journal of Urban Affairs.

“Controlling Bureaucracies in Weak Institutional Contexts: The Politics of Police Autonomy”. Governance, 2019, 1-18. See paper here. 

“State Regulation of Organized Crime: Politicians, Police, and Drug Trafficking in Argentina”.  Latin American Politics and Society, 2019, 61:3, 104-128. See paper here. 

“Who Protects Whom? Politicians, Police, and the Regulation of Drug Trafficking in Argentina” Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Working Paper 426. Published January 2018.

“Blame Avoidance and Policy Stability in Developing Democracies: The Politics of Public Security in Buenos Aires” (with Alison Post). Comparative Politics, 49:1, October 2016.

Working papers

“The politics of informal regulation of criminal markets in Latin America”. Revise and resubmit.

“The politics of police accountability: police expulsions in the province of Buenos Aires.” Under review.

“Argentina: Punitive discourses and middle-of-the-road policies”. Under review for edited volume.

“Teaching on Police in Political Science.”

“A political economy of security and criminal justice policies in Latin America”.

Other works

“Police, Politics and Political Science”. Comparative Politics Newsletter, 28:1, Spring 2018.

“The political economy of citizen security: a conceptual framework.” Inter-
American Development Bank, Technical Note IDB-TN-1343. Published January
2018.

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