Richard Stahler-Sholk

A photo of Richard Stahler-Sholk


Political Science

602H Pray Harrold


[email protected]

Office Hours

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8–10:30 a.m.
  • By appointment


  • Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1990
  • MA, University of California-Berkeley, 1981
  • BA, Brandeis University (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa), 1979
  • Curriculum Vitae [PDF]


Winter 2020
  • PLSC 308 TR, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Pray Harrold 420
  • PLSC 367 TR, 11-12:15 p.m., Pray Harrold 421
  • PLSC 390 TR, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Pray Harrold 421

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • (co-edited with Harry E. Vanden and Marc Becker), Rethinking Latin American Social Movements: Radical Action from Below. Lanham, MD: Rowman and 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 and 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.