Op-Eds & Interviews

My research featured in online article by John Glover, “How to Halt the Rise of Polarization that Imperils Our Republic,” Feb 18, 2019. https://fee.org/articles/how-to-halt-the-rise-of-polarization-that-imperils-our-republic/

Jan-Feb 2019, interviewed in various media outlets about the Venezuelan dual presidency crisis, including BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, France 24, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Canada Public Broadcasting.

Interviewed for Time Magazine, “Georgia Governor’s Race,” Nov. 8, 2018.


Interviewed in Austrian Public Broadcasting documentary on Democracy: an Endangered Idea? Aired in Europe Nov. 2018.

“Will Elections Save Venezuela?” The Hill, January 26, 2018.

 July-August 2017, interviewed in various media outlets about the Venezuelan crisis, including NPR/WBUR’s On Point, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, Reuters, BBC News Hour, BBC World, Australia Public Broadcasting, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Al Jazeera English, CGTV, and others.

 What Can be Done about the Crisis in Venezuela?,” Maclean’s Magazine, July 7, 2017.

 Protests Alone Won’t Fix Venezuela. This Approach Could.,” Reuters, May 3, 2017.

Interview on my research about Polarized Polities on National Public Radio, April 5, 2017.

 Jennifer McCoy quoted in AP story on Venezuelan opposition historic electoral victory, Published by New York Times, The Guardian, and others, January 5, 2016. 

Historic Summit Falls Short of Potential,” Al Jazeera America, April 13, 2015.

The Americas as a Political Project: Dead or Alive?”  Open Canada, April 17, 2015.

Americas Summit: Real Hemispheric Problems Shrouded behind Leaders Delicate Dance,” Global Atlanta, April 10, 2015.

EEUU-Venezuela: “El miedo conduce a que muchos piensen que es imposible convivir”, interview of Jennifer McCoy in Infobae (Argentine on-line analyses), March 17, 2015.

“Este es el momento en que Obama puede actuar por su legado”, interview of Jennifer McCoy in Infobae (Argentine on-line analyses), March 15, 2015.

Cuba: History is on Obama’s Side,” Al Jazeera, December 20, 2014.

Guest to discuss U.S. policy shift with Cuba on CNN, December 17, 2014.

Colombia after the Elections,” The Hill, June 20, 2014.

Jennifer L. McCoy quoted on voting irregularities in Randal C. Archibold, “Incumbent’s Party Loses Presidency in PanamaNew York Times, May 4, 2014.

How to Build Voter Turnout” (with Charles Hankla), The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 14, 2014.

Can Venezuela Back Down from the Cliff?,” Aljazeera, March 13, 2014.

The ‘Street Strategy’ Deepening Venezuela’s Troubles” (with Michael McCarthy), The National Interest, March 5, 2014.

 Latin America’s Experiences Offer Lessons for Postcoup Egypt,” World Politics Review, July 15, 2013.

The Roots of Venezuela’s Recount” (with Michael McCarthy), The National Interest, April 25, 2013.

Venezuela Votes Again” (with Michael McCarthy), The National Interest, April 10, 2013.

Chávez Legacy an Incomplete Revolution,” USA Today, March 6, 2013.

 “Constitutional Debates Amidst an Absent President”, posted in Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights Blog, WOLA, January 10, 2013. http://venezuelablog.tumblr.com/post/40177039917/constitutional-debates-amidst-an-absent-president; also published in Portuguese in Folha de Sao Paolo.

“Despite Uncertainty, Venezuela’s Political Scenario not all that Bleak” with Michael McCarthy, Dec. 20, 2102.  World Politics Review.  http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/12587/despite-uncertainty-venezuelas-political-scenarios-not-all-bleak; also published in Portuguese in Folha de Sao Paolo.

 “Beneath Chávez’s Victory,” posted in Financial Times Beyond Brics Blog, October 15,http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2012/10/15/guest-post-beneath-chavezs-victory/ Also published in Portuguese in Folha de Sao Paolo and in Spanish in Infobae. http://america.infobae.com/notas/59958-Detras-de-la-victoria-de-Chavez http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/mundo/1172142-analise-por-sob-a-vitoria-de-chavez.shtml

“Avisa a Hugo Chávez: Vaya más despacio,” Tal Cual newspaper, Caracas, Venezuela, Dec 12, 2007, p. 4.

“Putting the Brakes on Chávez,”  Newsday, Dec 10, 2007. 

“The Meaning of the Year of Elections in Latin America,”  IPS Column Service, December 7, 2006.

“Chávez’ Second Chance,” New York Times, April 18, 2002.

“Does U.S. Vote Meet World’s Standards?,” with David Carroll, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, November 8, 1992.

“Venezuela Coup Plot a Test for Democracy,” Daily News, February 16, 1992.

“Do Not Leave Nicaragua Alone,” Christian Science Monitor, November 28, 1990.

“Venezuela: The Dilemmas of Sudden Oil Wealth,” The Miami Herald, September 9, 1990.

“Journey to Democracy in Nicaragua,” with Robert A. Pastor, Atlanta Journal and Constitution (Perspective Section), April 22, 1990.

“Venezuelan Riots Underscore Need for Debt Policy,” Atlanta Constitution, March 7, 1989.

“Panama’s Shift Must Come From Within,” Atlanta Constitution, March 4, 1988.

“Unilateral Intervention by U.S. could Lend Support to Haiti’s Military Junta,” Atlanta Constitution, December 9, 1987.

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