Professor, Politics and Government
BA, University of Michigan, 1977
MA, PhD, Stanford University, 1980, 1983
Don Share received his B.A. degree in Political Science and Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science from Stanford University. His areas of expertise are Comparative Politics and Comparative Political Economy, with an emphasis on the politics of Southern Europe and Latin America. His publications include two books, The Making of Spanish Democracy, and Dilemmas of Social Democracy: The Spanish Socialist Workers Party in the 1980s). In addition, he has produced numerous articles and book chapters on Spanish politics, the Spanish Socialist Party, and comparative transitions to democracy. Most recently, he has collaborated with Professors Fields and ONeil on a comparative politics textbook entitled Cases in Comparative Politics. In addition to an Introduction to Comparative Politics, Share teaches a course on Latin American Politics, a course on US-Latin American Relations, and a Senior Seminar in Comparative Politics, and an Introduction to Latin American Studies (a required course for the Latin American Studies minor).