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Bonnie N. Field

Professor, Global Studies
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002
MA, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1996
BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1991
Office: Morison Hall 204 | 781.891._2865 | bfield@bentley.edu
Department Phone: 781.891._3454 | Department Fax: 781.891.2172
                       


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Bio

Bonnie N. Field has a doctorate in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research interests center on political parties and political institutions in transitional and institutionalized democracies in Europe and Latin America. She investigates minority governments, parliamentary regimes, interparty relations in parliament, processes of candidate selection and political appointments, and regime democratization. Her recent book, Why Minority Governments Work: Multilevel Territorial Politics in Spain (Palgrave), examines the performance of minority parliamentary governments in conjunction with the territorial distribution of state power and the territorial interests of political parties. She is a local Affiliate of the Center for European Studies at Harvard University and an affiliated researcher at the Observatory of Coalition Governments in Spain, University of Barcelona. She has been a Visiting Scholar at the Center for European Studies at Harvard, a visiting researcher at the Universities of Barcelona and Oslo, Faculty Fellow at the University of California, Irvine, Visiting Fellow at UCI's Center for the Study of Democracy, and Fulbright Senior Researcher in Spain.

Teaching Interests

Democratization; Comparative Politics; Political Institutional Design; European Politics; Latin American Politics

Research Interests

Political Science/Comparative Politics; Democratization; Political Institutions; Political Parties (inter- and intra-party politics); Territorial Politics; European Politics; Spanish Politics; Latin American Politics

Professional Links

http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9IAONJAAAAAJ&hl=en
http://bentley.academia.edu/BonnieField
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bonnie_Field2
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/bonnie-field/88/348/1bb
https://twitter.com/BonnieNField

Awards and Honors

2017, Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award for Why Minority Governments Work: Multilevel Territorial Politics in Spain, Bentley University
2016, Visiting Researcher, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo
2016, Small Research Grant, American Political Science Association.
2016, Local Affiliate Re-appointment, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
2014, Local Affiliate Re-appointment, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
2014, Research Grant (2014-16), Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Gobierno de España [Ministry of the Economy and Competitiveness, Government of Spain], P.I. Josep María Reniu, Universitat de Barcelona
2013, Visiting Scholar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, fall
2013, Affiliate Re-appointment, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
2013, Visiting Researcher, Departament de Dret Constitucional i Ciència Política, Universitat de Barcelona, spring
2012, Visiting Researcher Grant, Institut d’Estudis Autonòmics, Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals, Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain.
2012, Invited Professor, Doctoral Program, Department of Political Science, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
2011, Research Grant, American Political Science Association.
2011, Research Grant, Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States Universities.
2011, Courtesy appointment as an Affiliate of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University.
2011, Research Grant (2009-11), Los partidos políticos y los procesos de democratización: El caso español en perspectiva comparativa [Political Parties and the Processes of Democratization: The Spanish Case in Comparative Perspective], Fundación Transición Española.
2011, Research Grant (2011-13), Acuerdos coalicionales y formación de gobiernos en España [Coalition Agreements and Government Formation in Spain], Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Gobierno de España [Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spanish Government], P.I. Josep María Reniu, Universitat de Barcelona.
2009, Invited Professor, Masters Program in Democracy and Government, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
2008, Fulbright Fellow, Senior Researcher in Spain, Fulbright Foundation.
2007, Research Grant, Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States Universities.
2006, Small Research Grant, American Political Science Association.
2004, Research Grant, Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, and United States Universities.
2003, Research Grant, Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, and United States Universities.
2003, University of California Faculty Fellow (2003-2004), Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine.
2003, Visiting Fellow (2003-04), Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine.
1999, Fulbright U.S. Student Fellow (dissertation research), Spain (1999-2000), Fulbright Foundation.

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Field, B. N. (2015). The Evolution of Sub-state Nationalist Parties as Statewide Parliamentary Actors: CiU and PNV in Spain. Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, 21 (1), 121-141. (link)

Field, B. N., Hamann, K. (2015). Framing Legislative Bills in Parliament: Regional-Nationalist Parties’ Strategies in Spain’s Multinational Democracy. Party Politics, 21 (6), 900-911. (link)

Field, B. N. (2014). Minority Parliamentary Government and Multilevel Politics: Spain’s System of Mutual Back Scratching. Comparative Politics, 46 (3), 293-312. (link)

Field, B. N. (2014). From Consensual to Complex Multi‐level Democracy: The Contours of Contestation and Collaboration in Spain. Comillas Journal of International Relations (1), 41-52. (link)

Field, B. N. (2013). Resolute Leaders and 'Cardboard Deputies': Parliamentary Party Unity in the New Spanish Democracy. South European Society & Politics, 18 (3), 355-374. (link)

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. M. (2011). Endogenizing Legislative Candidate Selection Procedures in Nascent Democracies: Evidence from Spain and Chile. Democratization, 18 (3), 797-822. (link)

Field, B. N. (2009). The Parliamentary Election in Spain, March 2008. Electoral Studies, 28 (1, March), 155-58. (link)

Field, B. N. (2009). Minority Government and Legislative Politics in a Multilevel State: Spain under Zapatero. South European Society & Politics, 14 (4, December), 417-34. (link)

Field, B. N. (2009). Los modos de transición y las relaciones interpartidistas postransicionales: datos de España (1977-82) y de Argentina (1983-89). Revista de las Cortes Generales (77), 253-89.

Field, B. N. (2009). A 'Second Transition' in Spain? Policy, Institutions and Interparty Politics under Zapatero (2004-08) South European Society & Politics, 14 (4, December), 379-97. (link)

Field, B. N. (2008). Descongelando la democracia: el descenso de la colaboración interpartidista en España (1977-2004). Revista Española de Ciencia Política, 19 (octubre), 79-102. (link)

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. M. (2008). Candidate Selection Procedures in Transitional Polities: A Research Note. Party Politics, 14 (5, September), 620-639. (link)

Field, B. N. (2007). Incorporating Spain into the Comparative Democratization Syllabus. PS: Political Science and Politics, 40 (4, October), 701-705. (link)

Field, B. N. (2006). Transitions to Democracy and Internal Party Rules: Spain in Comparative Perspective. Comparative Politics, 39 (1, October), 83-102. (link)

Field, B. N. (2006). Transition Modes and Post-transition Inter-party Politics: Evidence from Spain (1977-82) and Argentina (1983-89). Democratization, 13 (2, April), 205-226. (link)

Field, B. N. (2005). De-thawing Democracy: The Decline of Political Party Collaboration in Spain (1977 to 2004). Comparative Political Studies, 38 (9, November), 1079-1103. (link)

Books
Field, B. N. (2016). Why Minority Governments Work: Multilevel Territorial Politics in Spain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (link)

Field, B. N. (2016). Por qué funcionan los gobiernos minoritarios: Política territorial multinivel en España . Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch. (link)

Edited Volumes
Field, B. N, Botti, A. (Ed.). (2013). Politics and Society in Contemporary Spain: From Zapatero to Rajoy. . New York: Palgrave (link)


Botti, A, Field, B. N. (Ed.). (2013). La Spagna di Rajoy. . Bologna: Il Mulino (link)


Field, B. N. (Ed.). (2011). Spain's 'Second Transition'? The Socialist Government of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. . New York: Routledge (link)


Field, B. N, Hamann, K. (Ed.). (2008). Democracy and Institutional Development: Spain in Comparative Theoretical Perspective. . Houndmills, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave-Macmillan (link)


Book Chapters
Field, B. N, Hamann, K. (2016). La transition démocratique espagnole: faits et analyses. In Hubert Peres and Christophe Roux (Eds.), La démocratie espagnole: Institutions et vie politique (pp. 35-52). Rennes: . Presses Universitaires de Rennes (link)

Field, B. N. (2015). The Evolution of Sub-state Nationalist Parties as Statewide Parliamentary Actors: CiU and PNV in Spain. In Richard Gillespie and Caroline Gray (Eds.), Contesting Spain? The Dynamics of Nationalist Movements in Catalonia and the Basque Country (pp. 116-135). Routledge (link)

Siavelis, P. M, Field, B. N. (2015). The Presidentialization of Parties in Chile: Coalitions and the Electoral System Connection. In Gianluca Passarelli (Eds.), The Presidentialization of Political Parties: Organizations, Institutions and Leaders. Palgrave Macmillan (link)

Field, B. N, Botti, A. (2013). Introduction: Political Change in Spain, from Zapatero to Rajoy. In Bonnie N. Field and Alfonso Botti (Eds.), Politics and Society in Contemporary Spain: From Zapatero to Rajoy (pp. 1-20). New York: . Palgrave Macmillan (link)

Field, B. N. (2013). Governing Spain in Tough Times and in Minority: The Limits of Shifting Alliances. In Bonnie N. Field and Alfonso Botti (Eds.), Politics and Society in Contemporary Spain: From Zapatero to Rajoy (pp. 61-80). New York: . Palgrave Macmillan (link)

Botti, A, Field, B. N. (2013). Conclusions. In Bonnie N. Field and Alfonso Botti (Eds.), Politics and Society in Contemporary Spain: From Zapatero to Rajoy (pp. 217-224). New York: . Palgrave Macmillan (link)

Field, B. N. (2013). Decentralization, Regional Parties and Multilevel Governance in Spain. In Alberto López Basaguren and Leire Escajedo San Epifanio (Eds.), The Ways of Federalism in Western Countries and the Horizons of Territorial Autonomy in Spain, Vol. 2 (pp. 853-864). New York, NY: . Springer (link)

Field, B. N, Botti, A. (2013). Introduzione. Il cambiamento politico in Spagna, da Zapatero a Rajoy. In Alfonso Botti and Bonnie N. Field (Eds.), La Spagna di Rajoy (pp. 9-26). Bologna: . Il Mulino (link)

Field, B. N. (2013). Il governo di minoranza spagnolo in tempi di crisi: i limiti delle alleanze variabili. In Alfonso Botti and Bonnie N. Field (Eds.), La Spagna di Rajoy (pp. 65-85). Bologna: . Il Mulino (link)

Botti, A, Field, B. N. (2013). Conclusioni. In Alfonso Botti and Bonnie N. Field (Eds.), La Spagna di Rajoy (pp. 193-201). Bologna: . Il Mulino (link)

Field, B. N. (2013). Gobiernos minoritarios y actividad legislativa en un estado multinivel: el caso español. In Josep María Reniu (Eds.), Pactar para gobernar. Dinámicas coalicionales en la España multinivel  (pp. 47-69). Valencia: . Tirant lo Blanch (link)

Field, B. N. (2011). Interparty Consensus and Intraparty Discipline in Spain's Transition to Democracy. In Muro, Diego, Alonso, Gregorio (Eds.), The Politics and Memory of Democratic Transition: The Spanish Model. New York: . Routledge (link)

Siavelis, P. M, Field, B. N. (2011). Procedimientos de selección de candidatos a elecciones legislativas en América Latina: de dónde venimos y nuevos caminos para la investigación. In Manuel Alcántara Saez and Mercedes García Montero (Eds.), Algo más que Presidentes. El papel del Poder Legislativo en América Latina. Zaragoza: . Fundación Manuel Giménez Abad de Estudios Parlamentarios y del Estado Autonómico (link)

Field, B. N. (2011). Minority Government and Legislative Politics in a Multilevel State: Spain under Zapatero (Reprint). In Bonnie N. Field (Eds.), Spain's 'Second Transition'? The Socialist Government of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (pp. 39-56). New York and London: . Routledge (link)

Field, B. N. (2011). A 'Second Transition' in Spain? Policy, Institutions and Interparty Politics under Zapatero (2004-08) (Reprint). In Bonnie N. Field (Eds.), Spain’s ‘Second Transition’? The Socialist Government of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (pp. 1-19). New York and London: . Routledge (link)

Field, B. N, Siavelis, P. M. (2009). Procedimientos de selección de candidatos en las democracias nacientes. In Freidenberg, Flavia, Alcántara Sáez, Manuel (Eds.), Selección de candidatos, política partidista y rendimiento democrático  (pp. 61-84). México, DF: . Tribunal Electoral del Distrito Federal, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México e Instituto de Iberoamérica. (link)

Field, B. N, Hamann, K. (2008). Introduction: The Institutionalization of Democracy in Spain. In Field, Bonnie N, Hamann, Kerstin (Eds.), Democracy and Institutional Development: Spain in Comparative Theoretical Perspective (pp. 1-22). Houndmills, Basingstoke and New York: . Palgrave Macmillan. (link)

Field, B. N. (2008). Interparty Politics in Spain: The Role of Informal Institutions. In Field, Bonnie N, Hamann, Kerstin (Eds.), Democracy and Institutional Development: Spain in Comparative Theoretical Perspective (pp. 44-67). Houndmills, Basingstoke and New York: . Palgrave Macmillan. (link)

Field, B. N, Hamann, K. (2008). Conclusion: The Spanish Case and Comparative Lessons on Institutions, Representation and Democracy. In Field, Bonnie N, Hamann, Kerstin (Eds.), Democracy and Institutional Development: Spain in Comparative Theoretical Perspective (pp. 203-216). Houndmills, Basingstoke and New York: . Palgrave Macmillan. (link)

Book Reviews
Field, B. N. (2012). [Review of the book Making Democratic Citizens in Spain: Civil Society and the Popular Origins of the Transition, 1960-78 by Pamela Beth Radcliff]. Democratization (19.1), pp. 143-45. (link)

Other(s)
Barrio, A, Field, B. N. (2017). What's Going on in Catalonia?. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (link)

Field, B. N, Barrio, A. (2017). Without a drastic change in approach, further conflict appears inevitable in Catalonia. London School of Economics and Political Science, European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog(October 5) (link)

Barrio, A, Field, B. N. (2017). Spain is trying to block Catalonia’s independence referendum tomorrow. What’s going on?. The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (link)

Field, B. N, Hamann, K. (2017). Los partidos nacionalistas en el Congreso. Algunas lecciones de España. Agenda Pública, el Periódico (link)

Field, B. N. (2016). ¿Funcionará el nuevo Gobierno en minoría de Mariano Rajoy?. Piedras de Papel, Eldiario.es(November 20) (link)

Field, B. N. (2016). Will the new Rajoy minority government in Spain work?. London School of Economics and Political Science, European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog(November 16) (link)

Field, B. N. (2016). Do regional-nationalist parties emphasize the territorial divide in the national parliament? Some lessons from Spain. Who governs in Europe?(October 4, 2016) (link)

Field, B. N. (2016). La formación de gobierno en España y la herencia de la Segunda República. El Periódico (September 30, 2016) (link)

Field, B. N. (2016). Forming a government in Spain: The influence of Spain’s first experience with mass democracy. Presidential Power: Presidents and Presidential Politics around the World(September 7) (link)

Field, B. N. (2015). How the next Spanish government might be formed after Spain’s election. London School of Economics and Political Science, European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog(December 19) (link)

Field, B. N. (2002). Frozen Democracy? Pacting and the Consolidation of Democracy: The Spanish and Argentine Democracies Compared. Doctoral Dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Conference Presentations

Field, B. N. (2017). "Crisis, Change and Continuity in Spanish Politics." Presented at the Center for European Studies, Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, September 28.

Field, B. N., Hamann, K., Johnston, A. (2017). "Assessing the Effects of General Strikes on Public Opinion in Spain." Presented at the European Consortium for Political Research conference, Oslo, Norway, September 6-9.

Field, B. N., Hamann, K., Johnston, A. (2017). "General Strikes and Voting Intentions for the Left: The Case of Spain." Presented at the American Political Science Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 31-September 3.

Field, B. N. (2017). "Ministers and the Gender of Subcabinet Appointees: Lessons from Spain." Presented at the American Political Science Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 31-September 3.

Field, B. N. (2017). "Roundtable on Speech by President of the Government of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, 'Catalonia, Today and Tomorrow'." Presented at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, March 27.

Field, B. N., Hamann, K., Johnston, A. (2017). "The Effects of General Strikes on Voting Intentions in Spain." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA, January 12-14.

Field, B. N. (2016). "Governance in Spain: Single-party Majority and Single-Party Minority Governments." Presented at the Coalition Government in the New Millennium – Western Europe Workshop, University of Vienna, December 14-17.

Field, B. N., Hamann, K., Johnston, A. (2016). "Do General Strikes Affect Voting Intentions? The Case of Spain" Presented at the American Political Science Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 1-4.

Field, B. N. (2016). "Minority Governments and Territorial Politics: Governing Capacity in Spain." Presented at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo's Comparative Politics Research Seminar (AKA Tuesday seminar on a Friday), Oslo, Norway, 3 June.

Field, B. N. (2015). "Minority Government Performance in Multilevel Perspective: The Case of Spain." Presented at the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 26-29.

Field, B. N. (2015). "Accounting for Minority Government Performance in Multilevel Contexts: The Case of Spain." Presented at the Conference of Europeanists (CES), Paris, France, July 8-10.

Field, B. N. (2015). "The Evolution of Parliamentarism in Spain." Presented at the Historical Parliamentarism: Early Instances, Evolution, and Political Consequences Workshop, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, 8-9 June.

Field, B. N. (2015). "Minority Government and Multilevel Territorial Politics: Spain in Comparative Perspective." Presented at the Research Forum, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, May 13.

Field, B. N. (2014). "The Evolution of Regional-Nationalist Parties as Statewide Parliamentary Actors: CiU and PNV in Spain." Presented at the Nationalisms in Spain Workshop, CIDOB, Barcelona, Spain, September 25-26.

Field, B. N. (2014). "Party Goals and the Governing Capacity of Minority Governments: Statewide and Regional Parties in Spain." Presented at the American Political Science Association conference, Washington, D.C., August 28-31.

Field, B. N., Hamann, K. (2014). "Regional Parties’ Parliamentary Strategies in Multinational Democracies: Analyzing Regional Parties in Spain." Presented at the American Political Science Association conference, Washington, D.C., August 28-31.

Field, B. N. (2014). "Majority Building Strategies under Minority Parliamentary Governments: The Case of Spain." Presented at the The Importance of Constitutions II: Parliamentarism, Representation and Voting Rights Workshop, Uppsala University, Sweden, June 16-17 .

Field, B. N. (2014). "Parliamentary Institutions and the Governing Capacity of Minority Parliamentary Governments: The Case of Spain." Presented at the The Evolution of Parliamentarism and Its Political Consequences Workshop, at the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Sessions of Workshops, Salamanca, Spain, April 10-15.

Field, B. N. (2014). "Party Goals, the Multilevel State and Minority National Governments in Spain." Presented at the 21st International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies (CES), Washington, DC, March 14-16 .

Field, B. N., Hamann, K. (2013). "Regional Parties’ Parliamentary Strategies in Multinational Democracies: An Illustration using Regional Parties in Spain." Presented at the Position, Salience and Issue Linkage: Party Strategies in Multinational Democracies Workshop, University of Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth, UK, December 12-13.

Field, B. N. (2013). "The Pillars of Minority Parliamentary Government in Spain." Presented at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University's Visiting Scholars Seminar-New Research on Europe, Cambridge, MA, September 25.

Field, B. N. (2013). "Distinct but often Compatible Priorities: Spain’s Statewide Formateur Parties and Regional Parties with National Representation." Presented at the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Conference, Bordeaux, France, September 4-7.

Field, B. N. (2013). "Regionalist Parties and National Governance in a Multitier system." Presented at the Council for European Studies (CES) conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 25-27.

Field, B. N. (2013). "Minority Parliamentary Government, Regional Parties and Multilevel Politics." Presented at the European Political Science Association conference, Barcelona, Spain, June 20-22.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. (2013). "Who Chooses?: Candidate Selection in New Democracies" Presented at the CEISAL Consejo Europeo de Investigaciones Sociales de América Latina conference, Porto, Portugal, June 12-15.

Field, B. N. (2013). "Los gobiernos minoritarios en España y las alianzas parlamentarias." Presented at the Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain, April 15.

Field, B. N. (2013). "Regional Parties in National Institutions: The Case of Spain during Periods of Minority Government." Presented at the European Consortium for Political Research's Joint Sessions of Workshops, Mainz, Germany, March 11-16.

Field, B. N. (2012). "Los gobiernos minoritarios a nivel estatal en España: el efecto de la gobernanza a nivel regional sobre las alianzas parlamentarias." Presented at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain, June 19.

Field, B. N. (2012). "Gobiernos estatales en minoría, partidos de ámbito no estatal y dinámicas multinivel: España durante los gobiernos de Rodríguez Zapatero (2004-2011)." Presented at the Institut de Ciències Polítiques i Socials (ICPS), Barcelona, Spain, June 14.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. (2012). "The Determinants of Candidate Selection Procedures in New Democracies: Evidence from Argentina, Chile and Spain." Presented at the Latin American Studies Association conference, San Francisco, CA, May 23-26.

Field, B. N. (2012). "Spain in Crisis: Challenges for the Rajoy Government." Presented at the MIT-Spain Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, April 25.

Field, B. N. (2012). "Regional Parties and National Parliamentary Behavior, Spain 2004-2011." Presented at the European Consortium for Political Research's Joint Sessions of Workshops, Antwerp, Belgium, April 10-15.

Field, B. N. (2012). "Minority Government, Regional Parties and Multilevel Deals: Spain’s System of Mutual Back Scratching." Presented at the Council for European Studies's 19th International Conference of Europeanists, Boston, MA, March 22-24, 2012.

Field, B. N. (2011). "Roundtable on the 2011 Spanish Election: Challenges for the New Government." Presented at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, November 30, 2011.

Field, B. N. (2011). "Decentralization, Regional Parties and Multilevel Governance in Spain." Presented at the The Ways of Federalism and the Horizons of Spanish State of Autonomies international conference, Bilbao, Spain (October 19-21).

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. M., . (2011). "Determining the Gatekeepers: Candidate Selection Processes in New Democracies." Presented at the European Consortium for Political Research, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Field, B. N. (2011). "El funcionamiento de los gobiernos minoritarios a nivel estatal en España: instituciones, ubicación espacial de los partidos políticos y acuerdos multinivel." Presented at the Universitat de Barcelona, May 30, 2011, Spain.

Field, B. N. (2011). "Governing Spain in Tough Times: Big Challenges and Hard Knocks." Presented at the MIT-Spain Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, April 21, 2011, Cambridge, MA.

Field, B. N. (2011). "National Party Polarization, Regional-Nationalist Parties and Governance in Spain." Presented at the BMW Center for German & European Studies, Georgetown University, March 25's "Spain in Europe: Not the same as it was?" conference, Washington, DC.

Field, B. N. (2010). "Non-statewide Parties and Minority Government Performance in a Multilevel State: The Spanish Case." Presented at the American Political Science Association conference, September 4, Washington, D.C.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. (2010). "The Genesis of Candidate Selection Procedures in Chile." Presented at the Asociación Latinoamericana de Ciencia Política, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Field, B. N. (2010). "Legislative Politics, Non-Statewide Parties and Minority Government Performance: Spain under Zapatero." Presented at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (The Spanish High Council for Scientific Research) (CSIC), May 19, 2010, Madrid, Spain.

Field, B. N. (2010). "Building Disciplined Parties in a New Democracy: The Case of Spain." Presented at the New England Political Science Association conference, April 23, 2010, Newport, RI.

Field, B. N. (2010). "Polarization, Nationalism and Governance in Spain." Presented at the MIT-Spain Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, April 21, 2010, Cambridge, MA.

Field, B. N. (2010). "Minority Government Performance in Spain." Presented at the Harvard University's Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, February 26, 2010, Cambridge, MA.

Field, B. N. (2009). "Gobiernos minoritarios y política legislativa en los estados multinivel: el caso de España bajo Zapatero." Presented at the Departamento de Ciencia Política y Relaciones Internacionales, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, December 17, 2009, Madrid, Spain.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. M. (2009). "La selección de candidatos en las nuevas democracias: datos de España (1977-82) y Chile (1989-2005) (with Peter Siavelis)." Presented at the Máster en Democracia y Gobierno, Departamento de Ciencia Política y Relaciones Internacionales, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, December 10, 2009, Madrid, Spain.

Field, B. N. (2009). "Minority Government and Legislative Politics in Spain, 2004-08." Presented at the American Political Science Association conference, September 2009, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Field, B. N. (2008). "Estudio comparado de las transiciones políticas." Presented at the 30 Años de Constitución: La Construcción del Estado de Derecho, Universidad de Alicante, November 21, 2008, Alicante, Spain.

Field, B. N. (2008). "Political Party Discipline in a New Democracy: The Case of Democratic Spain, 1977-1979." Presented at the American Political Science Association conference, August 2008, Boston, MA.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. M. (2008). "La selección de candidatos legislativos en Chile (with Peter Siavelis)." Presented at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Departamento de Ciencia Política, August 21, 2008, Santiago, Chile.

Field, B. N. (2008). "The Decline of Consensus Politics in Spain, 1977-2008." Presented at the Institute for the International Education of Students, April 2008, Barcelona, Spain.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. M. (2007). "The Adoption of Candidate Selection Procedures in Transitional Polities: A Framework Applied to Chile and Spain (with Peter Siavelis)." Presented at the New England Council of Latin American Studies conference, November 2007, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA.

Field, B. N. (2007). "Inter-party Politics in Democratic Spain (1977-2007)." Presented at the American Political Science Association conference, September 2007, Chicago, IL.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. M. (2007). "The Genesis of Candidate Selection Procedures in Spain (1976-1982) (with Peter Siavelis)." Presented at the Midwest Political Science Association conference, April 2007, Chicago, IL.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. M. (2007). "Explaining Candidate Selection Procedures in Transitional Polities: The Case of Spain (1976-1982) (with Peter Siavelis)." Presented at the New England Political Science Association conference, April 2007, Newton, MA.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. M. (2007). "Determinantes de los Procesos de Selección de Candidatos Legislativos en Democracias Transicionales: Evidencia de España y Chile (with Peter Siavelis)." Presented at the V European Conference of Latin Americanists, Consejo Europeo de Investigaciones Sociales de América Latina , April 11-14, 2007, Brussels.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. (2006). "The Determinants of Candidate Selection Procedures in Transitional Polities: Evidence from Europe and Latin America (with Peter Siavelis)." Presented at the American Political Science Association conference, September 2006, Philadelphia, PA.

Field, B. N. (2006). "Democratization in Spain." Presented at the American Political Science Association conference, September 2006's Short Course-'Putting Spain and Portugal into the Political Science Syllabus', Philadelphia, PA.

Field, B. N., Siavelis, P. (2006). "Internal Party Rules and Candidate Selection in Democratizing Countries (with Peter Siavelis)." Presented at the Latin American Studies Association conference, March 2006, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Field, B. N. (2004). "Democratic Deepening in a Pacted Democracy: Patterns of Political Party Collaboration in Spain (1977-2004)." Presented at the American Political Science Association conference, September 2004, Chicago, Illinois.

Field, B. N. (2004). "De-thawing Democracy: The Decline of Political Party Collaboration in Spain (1977-2004)." Presented at the University of California, Irvine, June 2004.

Field, B. N. (2004). "Patterns of Political Party Collaboration in a Pacted Democracy: Spain 1977-2000." Presented at the Western Political Science Association conference, March 2004, Portland, Oregon.

Field, B. N. (2003). "Pacting, Internal Party Rules and Elite Continuity: The Spanish and Argentine Democracies Compared." Presented at the Latin American Studies Association conference, March 2003, Dallas, TX.

Service

Department Service
Coordinator for Global Studies Major, 2016
Official Representative, European Consortium for Political Research, 2010
Committee Member for Departmental Tenure & Promotion Committee, 2016 - 2016
Global Studies Minor Coordinator, 2013 - 2016
Committee Chair for Summer Grant Committee, 2015 - 2016
Other for Principal Evaluator for Tenure Track Faculty Member, 2014 - 2015
Committee Member for Search Committee for Lecturer in Comparative Politics Hire, 2014 - 2014
Committee Chair for Department Chair Review and Renewal Committee, 2013 - 2013
Course Coordinator for GLS102 Comparative Government & Politics Co-Coordinator, 2008 - 2013
Committee Member for Summer Grant Committee, 2012 - 2012
Global Studies Minor Coordinator, 2009 - 2012
Committee Member for Global Studies Curriculum Committee, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for Search Committee Full-time Lecturer, 2011 - 2011

University Service
Department Chair for Global Studies Department, Chair, 2016 - Present
Advisor, Liberal Studies Major, Global Perspectives, 2006 - Present
Co-chair (Grants) for Faculty Affairs, 2015 - 2016
Committee Member for Teaching and Scholarly Activities Committee, 2013 - 2015
Department Chair for Global Studies Interim Dept Chair, 2012 - 2012
Committee Member for Advisory Council, Valente Center for the Arts & Sciences, 2007 - 2012
Committee Member for Faculty Affairs, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for Bentley International Film Series, 2006 - 2011
Committee Member for University Curriculum Committee, 2008 - 2011
Committee Member for Institutional Review Board, 2007 - 2010

Professional Service
Editorial Review Board Member for International Journal of Iberian Studies , 2015 - Present
Committee Member for Fulbright US Student National Screening Committee (NSC), Institute of International Education (IIE), 2016 - 2016
Conference/Workshop Track Chair for (Co-Chair) Legislatures Section, European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) 2015 General Conference, 2014 - 2015
Other for Country Expert, Varieties of Democracy (v-dem) Project, 2015 - 2015
Committee Member for Postdoctoral Training Award Evaluation, Social Sciences, National Evaluation and Foresight Agency (ANEP), Secretariat of State of Research, Development and Innovation, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Government of Spain, 2014 - 2014
Panel Chair: Territory and Party Politics in Europe for 21st International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies (CES) - 2014
Committee Member for Undergraduate Senior Thesis Research Grants Committee, Center for European Studies, Harvard University, 2014 - 2014
Panel Organizer: Territory and Party Politics in Europe for 21st International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies (CES) - 2013
Panel Chair: Regionalist Parties in Multilevel States for Council for European Studies conference - 2013
Panel Organizer: Regionalist Parties in National Institutions for European Consortium for Political Research conference - 2013
Panel Organizer: Minority Government in Parliamentary, Presidential, and Semi-Presidential Democracies for European Political Science Association conference - 2013
Faculty Discussant for Languages of Culture and Power panel, Senior Thesis Mini-Conference for The Center for European Studies, Harvard University - 2013
Panel Chair: Regionalist Parties in National Institutions for European Consortium for Political Research conference - 2013
Panel Organizer: Minority Government in Parliamentary, Presidential, and Semi-Presidential Democracies for American Political Science Association - 2012
Panel Organizer: Regionalist Parties in Multilevel States for Council for European Studies - 2012
Panel Chair: Gate Keeping in Latin American Democracies: New Directions in Candidate Selection Research for Latin American Studies Association - 2012
Panel Organizer: Gate Keeping in Latin American Democracies: New Directions in Candidate Selection Research for Latin American Studies Association - 2012