Kent Redding

Chair, AADS; Associate Professor, Sociology
 Mitchell Hall 223


PhD, Univ. of North Carolina–Chapel Hill BA, University of Michigan

Office Hours

Tuesdays 11:15am-12:30pm (in-person) 

Thursdays 1:00pm-2:30pm (online via zoom) 

Courses Taught

  • SOCIOL 101: Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCIOL 794: Proseminar-The Teaching of Undergraduate Sociology

Research Interests

  • Political Sociology
  • Comparative/Historical
  • Social Movements
  • Race and Ethnic Conflict

Selected Publications

Redding, K. , Barwis, P. J., & Summers, N. (2010) Elections and Voting. Leicht, K. T., & Jenkins, J. C. (Eds). Handbook of Politics: State and Society in Global Perspective , 493-518. Spring Science & Business Media LLC.

Redding, K. , James, D. R., & Klugman, J. (2005) The Politics of Racial Policy. Janoski, T. , Alford, R. , Hicks, A. M., & Schwartz, M. (Eds). The Handbook of Political Sociology: States, Civil Societies, and Globalization . Cambridge University Press.

James, D. R., & Redding, K. (2005) Theories of Race and State. Janoski, T. , Alford, R. R., Hicks, A. M., & Schwartz, M. A. (Eds). The Handbook of Political Sociology States, Civil Societies, and Globalization . Cambridge University Press.

Redding, K. (2003) Making Race, Making Power: North Carolina’s Road to Disfranchisement. University of Illinois Press.

Redding, K. T., & James, D. R. (2001) Estimating Levels and Modeling Determinants of Black and White Voter Turnout in the South: 1880 to 1912. Historical Methods , 34(4), 141-158.

Redding, K. , & Viterna, J. S. (1999) Political Demands, Political Opportunities: Explaining the Differential Success of Left-Libertarian Parties. Social Forces , 78(2), 491-510.