George Weddington

  • PhD earned 2022

George Weddington is a PhD candidate with research interests in social movement studies, Black studies, and organizational sociology. He is currently completing his dissertation, tentatively titled “Becoming Black Lives Matter” that studies racial change within the Black Lives Movement and seeks to explain how activists understand the racial identity of movement organizations.

Representative Publications

Weddington, George. "Political Ontology and Race Research: A Response to “Critical Race Theory, Afro-pessimism, and Racial Progress Narratives”." Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 5, no. 2 (2019): 278-288.

Research Interests

  • Organizational sociology
  • Race theory
  • Social movement studies