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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, 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:

de Leon, Cedric., Social Science History Association, Chicago, "Task Rabbits, Interns, and Trainers: Citizenship and Variegated Sovereignty in the United States". November, 2013.

de Leon, Cedric., Agartan, Kaan., ASA Comparative-Historical and Political Sociology Mini-Conference, New York, "The Transformation of Work and Citizenship under Neoliberalism: Turkey and the United States, 1980 to the Present". August, 2013.

de Leon, Cedric., American Sociological Association, Denver, "Party, State, and Society in Comparative and Historical Perspective". August, 2012.

de Leon, Cedric., Social Science History Association, Boston, "The Political Roots of Colorblind Racism, or Why Barack Obama is More of the Same". November, 2011.

de Leon, Cedric., American Sociological Association, ASA Thematic Session on 'The Legacies of 1886', Las Vegas, "The Partisan Origins of Working Class Insurgency, 1844-1885". August, 2011.

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