Kent Redding

  • Associate Professor, Sociology


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

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 11:30 - 12:30pm (in-person)
  • Thursday 1:00 - 2:30pm (online via Zoom)
  • Bolton Hall
  • Office # 756

Teaching Schedule

Course Num Title Meets Syllabus
SOCIOL 101-001 Introduction to Sociology TR 10am-11:15am
SOCIOL 101-201 Introduction to Sociology No Meeting Pattern

Courses Taught

  • SOCIOL 101: Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCIOL 794: Proseminar-The Teaching of Undergraduate Sociology
  • SOCIOL 343: Collective Behavior
  • SOCIOL 375: Social Theory

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.