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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)



Carsten-Andreas's research focuses on the historical evolution of international order, hierarchy in world politics, and the international relations of Latin American states. His research has been published in journals such as International Studies Quarterly, European Journal of International Relations, Geopolitics, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, International Relations, and Latin American Politics and Society.


Key publications: 

Peer-Reviewed Articles​:

"Regional Patterns of Multilateral Treaty Cooperation: Is there a Latin American ‘Commitment Gap’?" with Laura Levick. Forthcoming in International Political Science Review. The accepted, uncorrected manuscript can be downloaded here.


 "Republican Internationalism: The Nineteenth-Century Roots of Latin American Contributions to International Order" with Tom Long. Forthcoming in Cambridge Review of International Affairs.  The accepted, uncorrected manuscript can be downloaded here.

"Madame President, Madame Ambassador? Women Presidents and Gender Parity in Latin America’s Diplomatic Services" with Matthias Erlandsen and María Fernanda Hernández-Garza. First published online on May 11, 2021 in Political Research Quarterly. The manuscript can be downloaded here. Online appendices and replication data are available here.

"Chile as a Transpacific Bridge: Brokerage and Social Capital in the Pacific Basin" with Federico Rojas-de-Galarreta, First published online on April 27, 2020 in Geopolitics. The manuscript can be downloaded here.

"Soft Balancing, Binding, or Bandwagoning? Understanding Institutional Responses to Power Disparities in the Americas" with Laura Levick. Canadian Journal of Political Science/Revue canadienne de science politique, 53:3 (2020), 521-539.
Supplementary material can be downloaded here.

"Territorial Sovereignty and the End of Inter-Cultural Diplomacy along the 'Southern Frontier," European Journal of International Relations, 25:3 (2019), 878-903. 

"Hierarchy Salience and Social Action: Disentangling Class, Status, and Authority in World Politics," International Relations, 33:1 (2019), 88-108. 

"Setting the Regional Agenda: A Critique of Post-Hegemonic Regionalism" with Mark Petersen, Latin American Politics and Society, 60:1 (2018), 102-127. 
Supplementary material ("Appendix: Interamerican Treaties") can be downloaded here.

"Accidental Activists: Latin American Status-Seeking at The Hague," International Studies Quarterly, 61:3 (2017), 612-622.

"Civilisation, Barbarism and the Making of Latin America's Place in 19th-Century International Society," Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 42:3 (2014), 837-859.

Book Chapters​:

"Confederation Unknown? Latin American Views on the Emergence of Canada in 1867." In Globalizing Confederation: Canada and the World in 1867, edited by Jacqueline D. Krikorian, Marcel Martel and Adrian Shubert, 27-46. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (2017).


Review: "Interregionalism and the Americas" edited by Gian Luca Gardini, Simon Koschut and Andreas Falke (Lexington, 2018), Bulletin of Latin American Research, 39:3 (2020): 405-406. 

Review: "International Relations in Africa before the Europeans"

Assistant Professor of International Relations
University Teaching Officer
Fellow, Gonville and Caius College