Cedric de Leon
Cedric de Leon is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Providence College. His research examines the ways in which political parties shape labor movements, democratic reform, and race relations. Cedric’s work has appeared in Sociological Theory, Political Power and Social Theory, and Studies in American Political Development. His first book, Party and Society (Polity, 2014), remaps the field of democratic party politics to include sociology’s classical and contemporary contributions. He is currently on post-tenure sabbatical at Brown University, where he is completing his second book, Political Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy, which is under contract with Cornell University Press.