Penn Sociology News

January 18, 2018

Daniel Aldana Cohen published a white paper, "Climate Justice and the Right to the City" with the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, Penn Institute for Urban Research, and Perry World House.

January 17, 2018

Phoebe Ho (Ph.D. candidate) and Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng (Ph.D. '14) are researching the impact of social class on parental school engagement. You can read more about their research in Omnia here.

January 17, 2018

PhillyVoice recently featured Sam Preston's work on obesity, mortality rates, and life expectancy. You can read the full article here.

January 12, 2018

Hans-Peter Kohler's ongoing research project, Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health, was featured in Omnia earlier this week. You can read the full article here.

January 11, 2018

Pilar Gonalons-Pons and Dorothy Roberts among Penn faculty receiving grants from Fels Policy Research Initiative for 2018. 

Pilar Gonalons-Pons will be leading a conference about improving workers' conditions and people's access to care entitled: After the Care Crisis: Debating New Policy Frameworks.

Dorothy Roberts, along with Sarah Tishkoff, Projit Mukharji, and Eram Alam will lead a two-day symposium entitled: Global Perspectives on Race and Science.

You can read more about the recipients here.

January 11, 2018

Hyunjoon Park and Jere Behrman, in conjuction with Ph.D. alum of Economics, Jaesung Choi were featured in Penn Current for the research on single-sex schools. You can read the full article here.

January 10, 2018

 Daniel Aldana Cohen recently co-hosted a special joint podcast produced by Cited and Hot & Bothered, called "The Invisible Climate Migrants".

December 11, 2017

Leslie Jones, Ph.D. candidate, was featured in Penn SAS' Omnia for her research on intellectual contributions by Black feminists on social media. You can read the full feature here.

November 20, 2017

Emilio Parrado was interviewed by WHYY about an upcoming panel on immigration and the American city. You can listen to the full interview here.

November 20, 2017

"Working Class Environmentalism", Daniel Aldana Cohen's essay has been published in Public Books' The Big Picture. You can read the essay here.

November 9, 2017

Phoebe Ho, a Ph.D. candidate, and Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng ('14) have co-authored a study comparing social class differences in parental support for children's education among immigrant and native families in The Sociological Quarterly. Their study, "In Thoughts, Words, and Deeds: Are Social Class Differences in Parental Support Similar across Immigrant and Native Families?, can be read here.

November 9, 2017
Hyunjoon Park, Jere R. Behrman, and Jaesung Choi's article "Do Single-Sex Schools Enhance Students' STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Outcomes?" (PIER Working Paper 12-038), has been recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for: Gender in the Global Research Landscape eJournal and WGSRN: Gender & Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) (Topic). As of November 6, 2017, this paper has been downloaded 437 times."
 
 This paper is forthcoming in the Economics of Education Review: Park, Hyunjoon, Jere R. Behrman, and Jaesung Choi. Forthcoming. "Do Single-Sex Schools Enhance Students' STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Outcomes?" Economics of Education Review
November 9, 2017

Emilio Parrado spoke about the immigration gap in how Latinos perceive discrimination with NPR. You can read the full article here.

November 9, 2017

Linda Aiken has been named a recipient of The Nell J. Watts Lifetime Achievement in Nursing Award. You can read more about Linda's achievement here.

November 3, 2017

Daniel Aldana Cohen's work on the changing of water as a resource has been featured in the Fall/ Winter issue of Penn Omnia. You can read the full article here.

November 3, 2017

Dorothy E. Roberts is among six other Penn faculty members who have been named to the National Academy of Medicine as highlighted by Penn News. You can read the full list of electees here.

October 30, 2017

Patricia Tevington, Ph.D. candidate, has published her article, Privileged to Worry: Social Class, Cultural Knowledge, and Strategies toward the Future among Young Adults, in The Sociological Quarterly. You can read the full article here.

October 30, 2017

Pilar Gonalons-Pons' piece on power couples and inequality has been featured on The Society Pages, part of the Council on Contemporary Families. You can read the full article here.

October 30, 2017

Penn Current has featured the work of Hans-Peter Kohler, Frank Furstenberg, Andres Castro, and Luca Maria Pesando for their research on disparities in familiar in low- and middle-income countries. You can read the full text here.

October 20, 2017

Tukufu Zuberi will be delivering the keynote address for this year's International Population Conference (IPC) of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) to be held in Cape Town, South Africa on October 28, 2017. Information about the conference can be found here.