Cedric Johnson

Associate Professor of African American Studies and Political Science

Ph.D. University of Maryland

Research Interests:
Racial and ethnic politics; African American Political Thought; American Politics; Neoliberalization; Political Economy; Labor Studies; Urban Politics; Critical Urban Theory.

Johnson, Cedrc, ed. The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism and the Remaking of New Orleans. (University of Minnesota Press, 2011).

Johnson, Cedric, “James Boggs, the ‘Outsiders,’ and the Challenge of Postindustrial Society,” Souls 13, no. 3 (2011): 1-24.

Johnson, Cedric. Revolutionaries to Race Leaders: Black Power and the Making of African American Politics. (University of Minnesota Press, 2007).

Johnson, Cedric, “The Urban Precariat, Neoliberalization and the Soft Power of Humanitarian Design,” Journal of Developing Societies 27, no. 3 & 4 (September 2011): 445-476.

Johnson, Cedric, “Foreword” in Harold Cruse, Rebellion or Revolution? (University of Minnesota Press, 2009).

Awards and Fellowships:
Faculty Award for Scholarly Excellence, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2011.

Faculty Teaching Grant, Center for Teaching and Learning, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Fall 2010.

Faculty Research Grant, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2009-2010.

Jon Garlock Labor Educator of the Year, Rochester Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 2008.

Juan Liébana Award, Latin American Organization, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2007.
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Contact Information 

Office: 1217 UH, MC 069
Phone: 312-413-1274
Email: cedjohns@uic.edu
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