Field is Professor of Global Studies at Bentley University. Her research interests center on political parties and political institutions in transitional and institutionalized democracies. She investigates minority governments, parliamentary regimes, interparty politics in parliament, intraparty processes of candidate selection, and regime democratization. She is the author of Why Minority Governments Work: Multilevel Territorial Politics in Spain (2016), and editor of Politics and Society in Contemporary Spain (with A. Botti, 2013), Spain's 'Second Transition'? The Socialist Government of Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero (2011) and Democracy and Institutional Development: Spain in Comparative Theoretical Perspective (with K. Hamann, 2008).
Professor & Chair of Global Studies, Bentley University