Eastern Michigan University
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Richard Stahler-Sholk


Stahler-Sholk 602H Pray-Harrold



Current Semester Courses

Fall 2018

PLSC 211 TR, 2:00-3:15, Pray-Harrold 420. Syllabus [PDF]
PLSC 311 TR, 11:00-12:15, Pray-Harrold 421. Syllabus [PDF]
PLSC 343 TR, 3:30-4:45, Pray-Harrold 419. Syllabus [PDF]

Office Hours

TR 8-10:30
or by appt.


Ph.D. (1990), University of California-Berkeley.

M.A. (1981), University of California-Berkeley.

B.A. (1979), Brandeis University (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa).


 curriculum vitae

Interests and Expertise

Selected Scholarly Activity

(co-edited with Harry E. Vanden and Marc Becker), Rethinking Latin American Social Movements:   Radical Action from Below. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, forthcoming Nov. 2014.  Includes my chapter, “Autonomy, Collective Identity, and Social Movement Strategies:  The Zapatistas and Beyond,” and co-edited introduction and conclusion.

Luchas 'muy otras': Zapatismo, autonomía, y las comunidades indígenas de Chiapas  [Very Alternative Forms of Struggle:  The Zapatista Movement, Autonomy, and the Indigenous Communities of Chiapas]  (edited with Bruno Baronnet and Mariana Mora Bayo).  Mexico City:Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social, Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (UAM-X/CIESAS/UNACH), 2011.

Latin American Social Movements in the 21st Century: Resistance, Power and Democracy (edited with Harry E. Vanden and Glen David Kuecker).  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.

"A Second Look at Latin American Social Movements: Globalizing Resistance to the Neoliberal Paradigm," (editors' introduction to special issue, with Harry E. Vanden).  Latin American Perspectives 38:1 (January 2011): 5-13.