Olivia Hu, PhD Candidate in Sociology, awarded an honorable mention from the American Sociological Association Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities James E. Blackwell Graduate Student Paper Award
Courtney Boen, Professor of Sociology, and Annelise Luck, PhD Candidate in Demography and Sociology have published a new co-authored paper in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior
Olivia Hu, PhD Candidate in Sociology, published her first publication in Ethnic and Racial Studies Journal, titled, "Linking Race and Genes: Racial Conceptualization among Genetic Ancestry Test-Takers"
Pilar Gonalons-Pons, Assistant Professor of Sociology, published new co-authored working paper titled, "Measuring Care Provision in the United States: Resources, Shortfalls, and Possible Improvements"
Elena van Stee, PhD Candidate in Sociology, has been named the newly-appointed blog editor for Contexts, the public-facing magazine of the American Sociological Association
W.E.B. Du Bois, Erving Goffman, Dorothy Swaine Thomas, and E. Digby Baltzell all broke new sociological ground while working at the University of Pennsylvania. As one of the oldest departments of sociology in the country, Penn Sociology continues its tradition of excellence with twenty-plus award-winning, distinguished faculty recognized for their scholarly achievements and leadership in the field.
Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Sorcha Brophy, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University
“Vulnerability in Health Work: Trainee Physician Protests Across the Globe”
Education and Inequality Workshop: Risto Conte Keivabu, Postdoctoral Student, Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography at the Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research in Rostock (Germany)
"Temperature, air pollution and school attendance"
"When Good is Bad: Hyper-selectivity, Model Minority Image, and the Earnings of Less-Educated Asian Americans"
Develops a performance theory of Red Guard factional violence and traces the ritual process of the transformation of a political generation over a period of forty years.
Juggling Bioethics and Ethnography
In hospital rooms across the country, doctors, nurses, patients, and their families grapple with questions of life and death.