Penn Sociology News

January 18, 2012

We are pleased to welcome Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva from Duke University. His research areas include racial stratification, social theory, critical race methods, political sociology, and Latin American and the Caribbean, and Epistemology. For more, visit his personal website.


September 14, 2011

The National Science Foundation has just awarded a grant to Jerry A. Jacobs, University of Pennsylvania Department of Sociology, and Linda Sax, UCLA Graduate School of Education. The three-year project is entitled “Trends in the Determinants of Gender Segregation Across STEM Majors, 1976-2006.”


April 26, 2011

Congratulations to Matthew Fox, Carly Levitz and Sigrid Luhr, our 2011 graduating Sociology majors who have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa!

April 26, 2011

Randall Collins was awarded the American Sociological Association's 2011Distinguished Book Award, for "Violence: A Micro-Sociological Theory"

April 13, 2011

Graduate student Jessica McCrory Calarco has been awarded the Best Graduate Student Paper award, termed the David Stevenson Award, by the Sociology of Education Section of the ASA.

March 16, 2011

The Fall 2011 Course Descriptions are now online for Advanced Registration.

February 17, 2011
December 21, 2010

Jerry A. Jacobs is the 2011 recipient of the Merit Award from the Eastern Sociological Society

November 8, 2010

Tukufu Zuberi was awarded the 2009 Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for his book White Logic, White Methods: Racism and Methodology.

November 8, 2010

Emily Hannum, Hyunjoon Park and Yuko Butler published a new book on  globalization, changing demographics, and educational challenges in East Asia.

November 8, 2010

Renee Fox was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Harvard University.

November 8, 2010
November 8, 2010