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Cedric de Leon

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Howley Hall 216


Ph.D. - University of Michigan

Area(s) of Expertise:

Comparative Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Labor and Labor Movements, Race and Ethnic Relations, History of Sociology, Theory

Awards and Honors:

2012 Outstanding Author Contribution Award - Emerald Publishing
2009 Charles Tilly Award for the best article in the area of comparative and historical sociology - American Sociological Association

Selected Publications:

de Leon, Cedric. (2014). Party and Society: Reconstructing a Sociology of Democratic Party Politics. Cambridge: Polity. , 208 pages.

de Leon, Cedric. (2011). The More Things Change: A Gramscian Genealogy of Barack Obama's 'Post-Racial' Politics. Political Power and Social Theory, Eds. Julian Go. 22 , 75-104.

de Leon, Cedric. (2010). Vicarious Revolutionaries: Martial Discourse and the Origins of Mass Party Competition in the United States, 1789-1848. Studies in American Political Development, Eds. Daniel Carpenter, Elisabeth Clemens, and Scott James. 24 (1), 121-141.

de Leon, Cedric., Desai, Manali., Tugal, Cihan. (2009). Political Articulation: Parties and the Constitution of Cleavages in the U.S., India, and Turkey. Sociological Theory, Eds. Julia Adams, Jeffrey Alexander, and Philip Gorski . 27 (3), 193-219.

de Leon, Cedric. (2008). No Bourgeois Mass Party, No Democracy: The Missing Link in Barrington Moore's American Civil War. Political Power and Social Theory, Eds. Diane E. Davis. 19 , 39-82.

Recent Presentations:

Desai, Manali., Mudge, Stephanie., Slater, Dan., Social Science History Association, Toronto, "Author-Meets-Critics Session on Party and Society, by Cedric de Leon". November, 2014.

de Leon, Cedric., Social Science History Association, Toronto, "(Trans)Formations of the Racial State". November, 2014.

de Leon, Cedric., Agartan, Kaan., American Sociological Association, San Francsisco, "Citizenship and Precarious Work under Neoliberalism: Turkey and the United States, 1980 to the Present". August, 2014.

de Leon, Cedric., The Emergence of European State Forms in Comparative Perspective, Yale Center for Historical Enquiry and the Social Sciences (CHESS), New Haven, "Political Parties and the Consolidation of American State Sovereignty". May, 2014.

de Leon, Cedric., Asia-Pacific in the Making of the Americas Symposium on Manila: Transpacific Nexus of Cultural Translation, Brown University, Providence, May, 2014.

de Leon, Cedric., Pacewicz, Josh., Saeed, Sadia., Providence College, Providence, "Author-Meets-Critics Session on Party and Society, by Cedric de Leon". April, 2014.

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