• Laura Gamboa & Juan Albarracín (2023). ¿Quienes merecen? Estereotipos sobre grupos armados y opiniones sobre el acuerdo de paz. Editorial Uniandes y Editorial Universidad del Rosario. Accepted, 02/13/2023.
  • Laura Gamboa (2022). Resisting Backsliding: Opposition Strategies against the Erosion of Democracy. Cambridge University Press. Published, 10/01/2022.
  • Laura Gamboa & Mauricio Jaramillo Jassir (2022). Polarizacion(es), populismo(s) y democracia(s). (pp. 1-20). Vol. 34. Revista Desafíos. Published, 08/11/2022.
  • Caitlin Andrews-Lee & Laura Gamboa (2022). When Handpicked Successors of Charismatic Leaders Prosper: The Surprising Success of Juan Manuel Santos in Colombia. Democratization. Published, 02/03/2022.
  • Sandra Botero & Laura Gamboa (2021). Corte al Congreso: Poder judicial y trámite legislativo en Colombia. Latin American Research Review. Vol. 56, 592-606. Published, 09/01/2021.
  • Laura Gamboa (2021). Review: The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America. Edited by Daniel M. Brinks, Steven Levitsky, and María Victoria Murillo. Vol. 19. Perspectives on Politics. Published, 05/19/2021.
  • Laura Gamboa (2020). Parties and Regime Change in Latin America. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Published, 02/28/2020.
  • Anna Pechenkina & Laura Gamboa (2019). Who undermines the peace at the ballot box? The case of Colombia. Terrorism and Political Violence. Published, 10/24/2019.
  • Sandra Botero & Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Laura Gamboa, Nara Pavao, David Nickerson (2019). Are All Types of Wrongdoing Created Equal in the Eyes of Voter?. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. Published, 08/12/2019.
  • Sandra Botero & Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Laura Gamboa, Nara Pavao, and David Nickerson (2019). Under Friendly Fire: Partisan Press, Political Fragmentation and Candidate Evaluations in Argentina. Electoral Studies. Vol. 60. Published, 08/01/2019.
  • Laura Gamboa (2019). El reajuste de la derecha colombiana: El éxito electoral del uribismo. Colombia Internacional. Vol. 99. Published, 07/01/2019.
  • Laura Gamboa (2019). Review: The Fates of Political Parties: Institutional Crisis, Continuity, and Change in Latin America. By Jennifer Cyr. & State Crisis in Fragile Democracies: Polarization and Political Regimes in South America. By Samuel Handlin. (pp. 907-909). Vol. 17. Perspectives on Politics. Published, 05/21/2019.
  • Laura Gamboa (2018). Latin America's Shifting Politics: The Peace Process and Colombia's Elections. Journal of Democracy. Vol. 29. Published, 10/01/2018.
  • Juan Albarracín (2018). De-Institutionalization without Collapse: Colombia's Party System. (pp. 225-254). Party Systems in Latin America, Cambridge University Press. Published, 03/01/2018.
  • Laura Gamboa (2017). Opposition At the Margins: Strategies Against the Erosion of Democracy in Colombia and Venezuela. Comparative Politics. Vol. 49. Published, 07/01/2017.
  • Laura Gamboa (2016). Venezuela: Aprofundamento do autoritarismo ou transi ̧c ̃ao para a democracia. Vol. 52. Relações Internacionais. Edição Especial: A crise da democracia. Published, 12/01/2016.
  • Laura Gamboa & Juan Pablo Milanese (2015). Desde dos flancos: hacia una reconfiguración de la oposición en Colombia. Elecciones presidenciales y de Congreso en Colombia 2014: Representaciones fragmentadas y reconfiguraciones del sistema político colombiano (Fundación Konrad Adenauer). Published, 03/01/2015.
  • Sandra Botero & Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Laura Gamboa, Nara Pavao and David Nickerson (2014). Says Who? An Experiment on Allegations of Corruption and Credibility of Sources. Political Research Quarterly. Vol. 68, 493-504. Published, 09/01/2014.


  • "Opposition Strategies against Subnational Democratic Erosion in the US" World Justice Forum-Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/03/2022.
  • "Resisting Backsliding: Opposition Strategies against the Erosion of Democracy" at V-Dem Institute in the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/23/2022.
  • "Resisting Backsliding: Opposition Strategies against the Erosion of Democracy" USAID. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/28/2022.
  • The New Polarization in Latin America and its Implications for Democracy. American Political Science Association. Conference Paper, Presented, 09/15/2022.
  • Book discussant: Author Meets Critics "The Dictator's Dilemma" and "Opposing Power". American Political Science Association. Other, Other, 09/15/2022.
  • Illiberalism internalised? Understanding incumbent and opposition party trajectories in Latin America. Latin American Studies Association Conference. Panel, Presented, 05/27/2022.
  • "Opposition Strategies against the Erosion of Democracy in Latin America" - MIT's Latin American Working Group. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/06/2021.
  • "Estrategias de oposición a los procesos autocráticos" - Serie Charlemos hosted by the Center of Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh and the Political Institutions and Processes Section of the Latin American Studies Association. Panel, Presented, 08/20/2021.
  • Making Colombia Great Again: Why Uribismo Keeps Reviving the War Cleavage in Colombia" Latin American Studies Association Conference. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/28/2021.
  • "Foro Urgente about Colombia" Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies - University of Texas at Austin. Panel, Presented, 05/17/2021.
  • "Can Americans Depolarize?" - Temple University's Political Science Behavioral Workshop. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/20/2021.
  • "Opposition Strategies against the Erosion of Democracy in Latin America" - Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/17/2020.
  • "Crisis in Venezuela Continues" - 5th Hemispheric Security Conference at Florida International University Gordon Institute for Public Policy. Panel, Presented, 05/05/2020.


  • Spanish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Colombia
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)