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Amherst College
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U.S. Foreign Relations, Human Rights, 1970s, Carter Administration
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Recent Publications

Principles in Power: Latin America and the Politics of U.S. Human Rights Diplomacy (U.S. and the World Series, Cornell University Press, forthcoming 2020)

“At the End of Influence: Rethinking Human Rights and Intervention in U.S.-Latin American Relations.” Journal of Contemporary History, 46, No. 1 (Jan 2011): 109-135.

Co-Authored with David F. Schmitz, “Jimmy Carter and the Foreign Policy of Human Rights.” Diplomatic History, 28, No. 1 (Jan 2004): 113-144.


How Will History Books Remember the 2010s?” December 27, 2019, Politico Magazine

Was 2017 the Craziest Year in U.S. Political History?” December 29, 2017, Politico Magazine

Human Rights are Essential Elements for National Security,” February 11, 2016, First Year 2017 Project, Miller Center for Public Affairs, University of Virginia

Which President Had the Best Last Year in Office?” December 27, 2015, Politico Magazine

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
American Presidents, Diplomacy, Human Rights