Jerry A. Jacobs, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Jerry A. Jacobs has been a member of the faculty in sociology at Penn since 1983, when he completed his Ph.D. in sociology at Harvard. He has served as the Editor of the American Sociological Review and is the Founding President of the Work and Family Researchers Network. His research has addressed a number of aspects of women's employment, including authority, earnings, working conditions, part-time work and work-family conflict, and entry into male-dominated occupations. He has authored or edited 10 books and journal special issues, published 75 academic papers and received more than 30 research grants. Jacobs’ study of interdisciplinary scholarly communication, In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity, Specialization and the Research University, was recently published by the University of Chicago Press. His other books include The Changing Face of Medicine, with Ann Boulis, (Cornell University Press, 2008), The Time Divide, with Kathleen Gerson (Harvard University Press, 2004), and Revolving Doors: Sex Segregation and Women's Careers (Stanford University Press, 1989).
Office: 217 McNeil Building
Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Kimberly Kay Hoang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
103 McNeil Building
Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality, and Women Lecture: Dorothy Roberts, Professor of Law and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies Lecture: Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, Prof. of Sociology and Gender Studies, Univ. of Southern California
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:00pm
GSWS Conference Room, 3810 Walnut Street