Luis is a PhD Candidate in the job market this year. His dissertation uses multiple methods to demonstrate how war made the state in nineteenth-century Latin America. Starting the fifth year of his PhD, Luis’ research has already been published in Security Studies,Democratization, Foreign Policy Analysis, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Latin American Research Review, and Latin American Politics and Society, among other major journals. Luis also contributed with the entry on Hegemony to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies, and writes in popular outlets, including most notably The Washington Post.
I am interested in how the international security environment shaped the prospects of state formation and democratization, primarily in Latin America.
State Formation in Latin America and Foreign Policy in Latin America. In my dissertation I study the effect of 19th century wars on the state capacity of Latin American states in our days.
Schenoni Receives 2020 LASA Award for Best Paper on Political Institutions
May 9, 2020
Doctoral Student Affiliate Luis Schenoni will receive the 2020 award from the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) for Best Paper on Political Institutions presented at the 2019 LASA Conference for his paper titled “Bringing War Back In: Victory and State Formation in Nineteenth Century Latin America.”
Schenoni and Braniff Win LASA Best Article Award
Apr 28, 2020
Doctoral Student Affiliate Luis Schenoni and former Doctoral Student Affiliate Sean Braniff will receive the award for Best Article on Defense, Public Security and Democracy by the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) for their article “Was the Malvinas/Falklands a Diversionary War? A Prospect Theory Reinterpretation of Argentina’s Decline,” published this year with Security Studies.
Schenoni and Goertz Publish Article in International Studies Quarterly
Jan 13, 2020
Luis L. Schenoni, a PhD candidate in political science and Gary Goertz, a professor of political science at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, wrote an article for International Studies Quaterly to answer the question of "why do some territorial disputes defy settlement?"