Kent Redding

Associate Professor and Department Chair
 (414) 229-6946
 Bolton Hall 714C

Spring Semester Office Hours:

Mondays 2:30-4:00, Thursdays 12:30-2:00 and by appointment


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

Areas of Specialization

Political Sociology; Comparative/Historical; Social Movements; Race and Ethnic Conflict; Religion


Spring 2019
SOCIOL 101-002: Introduction to Sociology
SOCIOL 794-001: The Teaching of Undergraduate Sociology
Summer 2019
SOCIOL 375-001: History of Sociological Theory
Fall 2019
SOCIOL 101-002 & 101-203: Introduction to Sociology
SOCIOL 911-001: The Sociology of Institutions

Selected Publications

Redding, K., Barwis, P. J., & Summers, N. (2010, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). 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.