Redding, Kent

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies

Fall Semester Office Hours

By appointment only


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

Areas of Specialization

Redding, Kent (PhD, North Carolina-Chapel Hill 1995) Political Sociology, Comparative/Historical, Social Movements, Race and Ethnic Conflict, Teaching Sociology

Teaching Schedule

Fall 2020
SOCIOL 101-002: Introduction to Sociology;
SOCIOL 101-203: Introduction to Sociology

Spring 2020
SOCIOL 101-001 & 101-203: Introduction to Sociology
SOCIOL 794-001: The Teaching of Undergraduate Sociology

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.