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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.

Upcoming Events



Medical Sociology: Myles D. Moody, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Workshop
"The Social Determinants of Health: Racism and Racism-Related Stress"
Feb 26, 2021 at -



Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Orly Clerge, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Univ. of California, Davis

Colloquium
“The New Noir: Race, Identity, and Diaspora in Black Suburbia”
Mar 3, 2021 at -



Education & Inequality: Annette Lareau, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor in the Social Sciences Professor of Sociology, Penn Sociology

Workshop
Listening to People: A Practical Guide to Interviewing, Participant-Observation, Data Analysis, and Writing It All Up, University of Chicago Press, 2021.
Mar 5, 2021 at -

Book Talk on the forthcoming book, Listening to People: A Practical Guide to Interviewing, Participant-Observation, Data Analysis, and Writing It All Up, University of Chicago Press, 2021.

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