Christian Davenport is a professor of political science and a faculty associate at the University of Michigan's Center for Political Studies, as well as a Global Fellow at the Oslo-based Peace Research Institute. State Repression and the Possibility of Democratic Peace (Cambridge, 2007) and Media Bias, Perspective, and State Repression: The Black Panther Party (Cambridge, 2010), which earned the American Political Science Association's award for outstanding book in racial politics and social movements. He co-edited Repression and Mobilization (2004) with Carol Mueller and Hank Johnston, and Pathways to State Repression: Human Rights Violations and Controversial Politics (2000) with Carol Mueller and Hank Johnston.
- The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, And The Quest To Colonize The Cosmos
- The Peace Continuum: What It Is and How to Study It
- As You Were: To War And Back With The Black Hawk Battalion Of The Virginia National Guard
- How Social Movements Die
- Media Bias, Perspective, and State Repression: The Black Panther Party