Luis is a PhD student in the Political Science Department at the University of Notre Dame. His first subfield is International Relations and his second is Comparative Politics. In particular, he specializes in IR Theory, International Political Economy and Foreign Policy Analysis with a distinct focus in Latin America.
Before arriving to Notre Dame, Luis received his MA in International Studies from Torcuato Di Tella University (2012) and worked as Assistant Professor at the Argentine Catholic University, both in Buenos Aires. In the last three years, he was also a visiting fellow at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA, Hamburg University, Germany), the Institute of International Relations (IRI, Sao Paulo University, Brazil) and the Center for Social Studies (CES, Coimbra University, Portugal).
Luis is the author of a number of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in English, Portuguese and Spanish that analyze the dynamics of international politics in Latin America. He recently coauthored with Andrés Malamud the chapter “Neo-Liberal Institutionalism and Neo-functionalism in Latin American Security” for the Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security, edited by David R. Mares & Arie M. Kacowicz (London: Routledge, 2015).