Licenciado en Sociología (Universidad de Buenos Aires) and Ph.D in Political Science (University of Notre Dame), is Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Political Science and International Relations at the Universidad de San Andrés (Argentina), Adjunct Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (Conicet-Argentina). He was a Postdoctoral Associate in the Program on Democracy, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University. His research interests include democratic institutions, theories of democracy and democratization, constitutional politics, political parties and electoral behavior, federalism and multilevel governance, and Latin American politics. His doctoral dissertation explores the determinants of party and party system nationalization through a case study of contemporary Argentina. His current work explores the causes and consequences of federal and decentralized government arrangements and democratization processes at the sub-national level.