WORKING PAPERS

"Nationalist Backlash Against Foreign Climate Shaming," Matias Spektor, Umberto Mignozzetti & Guilherme Fasolin. [Under review]
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"Determinants of Public Support for Nuclear Proliferation," Matias Spektor, Umberto Mignozzetti & Guilherme Fasolin.

"The Global South in the Nuclear Age," forthcoming in The Cambridge History of the Nuclear Age (edited by Leopoldo Nuti and Christian Ostermann).

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PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

 

"Regionalism and Political Violence: Hegemony through Transnational Social Compacts in Cold War South America." Forthcoming July 2021. In: Amitav Acharya, Melisa Deciancio, Diana Tussie (Eds.). Latin America in Global International Relations. Routledge.

“‘We Are Not a Nonproliferation Agency’: Henry Kissinger’s Failed Attempt to Accommodate Nuclear Brazil, 1974–1977.” 2020. Journal of Cold War Studies 22 (2): p. 58–93. Matias Spektor with Carlo Patti.

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"Nuclear Revolution and Hegemonic Hierarchies: how global Hiroshima played out in South America." 2020. In: Michael D. Gordin & G. John Ikenberry (Eds). The Age of Hiroshima. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. p. 164-178. 

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“República na era da globalização.” In: Lilia Moritz Schwarcz & Heloisa Murgel Starling (Eds). 2019. Dicionário da República: 51 textos críticos. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras. 

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“Brazil: When Political Oligarchies Limit Polarization but Fuel Populism.” 2019. In: Thomas Carothers & Andrew O'Donohue (Eds). Democracies Divided: The Global Challenge of Political Polarization. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, p. 228-254. Matias Spektor with Umberto Mignozzetti.

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"Diplomacia da Ruptura." 2019. In: Democracia em risco? 22 ensaios sobre o Brasil hoje. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras, p. 228-254. 

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"Without Reversal: Brazil as a Latent Nuclear State." 2019. In: Joseph F. Pilat. (Org.). Nuclear Latency and Hedging. 1ed.Washington D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, v. , p. 175-199. 

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"The United States and the 1964 Brazilian Military Coup." 2018. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History: 1-19. 

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"Brazil: The Costs of Multiparty Presidentialism." 2018. Journal of Democracy. 29/2: 113-127. Matias Spektor with Eduardo Mello. 

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"The Evolution of Brazil's Nuclear Intentions." 2016. The Nonproliferation Review. 23/5:6: 635-652. 

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"Brazil: Shadows of the Past and Contested Ambitions." 2016. In: William I. Hitchcock, Melvyn P. Leffler, Jeffrey W. Legro (eds.). Shaper Nations: Strategies for a Changing World. Harvard University Press, p. 17-35.

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"O projeto autonomista na política externa brasileira". 2014. In: Aristides Monteiro Neto. (Org.). Política Externa, Espaço e Desenvolvimento. 1ed. Brasília: Ipea, v. 3, p. 19-60. 

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"Brazilian Assessment of the End of the Cold War." 2011. In: Artemy M. Kalinovsky and Sergey Radchenko  (eds.). The end of the Cold War in the Third World: new perspectives on regional conflict. New York: Routledge. 2011. p. 229-244.

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"Obama and Brazil." 2011. In: Abraham F. Lowenthal, Theodore J. Piccone and Laurence Whitehead (eds.). Shifting the Balance: Obama and the Americas. Brookings Institution Press, p. 43-53. 

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"Brazil: the Underlying Ideas of Regional Policies." 2010. In: Daniel Flemes (ed.). Regional Leadership in the Global System: Ideas, Interests and Strategies of Regional Powers. New York: Routledge. Chapter 9. 

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"Globalização e Estado nas revoluções globais de 1968: Irã, Brasil e Indonésia". 2010. Revista Estudos Históricos. 23/46: 363 - 376.  

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"Ideias de ativismo regional: a transformação das leituras brasileiras da região". 2010. Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional. 53/1: 25-44.

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"Origens e direção do Pragmatismo Ecumênico e Responsável (1974-1979)". 2004. Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional. 47/2: 191-222. 

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"O Brasil e a Argentina entre a cordialidade oficial e o projeto de integração (1967-1979)". 2002. Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional. 45/1: 117-145 . 

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"A abertura do Acervo Azeredo da Silveira". 2001. Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional. 44/2: 186-189. 

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BOOKS

10 Desafios de Política Externa. 1. ed. Rio de Janeiro, 2016.
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The Origins of Nuclear Cooperation: a Critical Oral History of Argentina and Brazil. 2. ed. Rio de Janeiro / Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and FGV, com edições em português e espanhol, 2015.
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18 dias: quando Lula e FHC se uniram para conquistar o apoio de Bush. 1. ed. São Paulo: Objetiva, 2014. v. 1. 288 p. Amazon

 

Azeredo da Silveira: um depoimento. 1. ed. Rio de Janeiro: FGV, 2010. v. 1. 398 p.
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Kissinger e o Brasil. 1. ed. Rio de Janeiro: Jorge Zahar Editor, 2009. v. 1. 234 p.
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POLICY AND OPINION

Prospects for Nuclear Governance in Brazil, An Independent Report by Togzhan Kassenova, Lucas Florentino & Matias Spektor (March 2020).
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Bolsonaro will regret baiting China the Chinese Tiger, The Financial Times (December 2018).

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Si no logra los cambios prometidos, la ola también se lo tragará, La Nacion (October 2018).

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It's Not Just the Right That's Voting for Bolsonaro. It's Everyone, Foreign Policy (October 2018).

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How Brazil's Operation Car Wash Is Threatened by Politicans,  Foreign Affairs (May 2018).  

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Prospects for Safeguarding Brazil's Naval Nucelar Propulsion Program Issue Brief. Federation of American Scientists. August 2017. 

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How to Fix Brazil: Breaking an Addiction to Bad Government, Foreign Affairs (September / October,2016): 102-110. Matias Spektor with Eduardo Mello. 
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AQ Top 5 Corruption Busters: Sérgio Moro, Americas Quarterly (October 2016). 

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Five Goals for Brazil's New Foreign Policy, Americas Quarterly (October 2016). 

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A política externa de tucanos e petistas, Folha de São Paulo, Ilustríssima (Outubro de 2015). 

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The State of Brazil's South American Project. Inter-American Dialogue, Working Paper, June 2014: 1-11.  

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U.S Nuclear Accomodation of Brazil a Model for Iran Policy? World Politics Review (July 2013). 

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Humanitarian Interventionism Brazilian Style? Americas Quarterly (Summer 2012).

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One Foot in the Region: Eyes on the Global Prize, Americas Quarterly (Spring 2011): 56-61. 

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Brazil-China: What's Next After Rousseff's Visit? Americas Quarterly (April 2011). 

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Here's the link to seven years of my foreign column at Folha de S. Paulo, Brazil's leading daily newspaper.

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