Nora M. Gross (Ph.D., 2020) has been named the 2021 recipient of The Jolley Bruce Christman and Steven S. Goldberg Annual Award for Best Dissertation in Urban Education through Penn GSE.
Penn Sociology congratulates joint Demography and Sociology doctoral student Rebecca Schut for being honored as a 2021 Dean's Scholar.
C. Boen Stress & Health: Tip of the iceberg: Measuring racial discrimination in studies of health, March 2021
Dylan Farrell-Bryan was recently awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (ASA DDRIG funded through the National Science Foundation)
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: Francesco Agostinelli, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Child Development and Parental Investments
Contribution of Mass Incarceration and Other Structural Inequalities to COVID-19 Mortality
Juggling Bioethics and Ethnography
In hospital rooms across the country, doctors, nurses, patients, and their families grapple with questions of life and death.
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.