Penn Today featured Pilar Gonalons-Pons's research about gender norms which shows that, in cultures that value men as breadwinners, their unemployment can affect the long-term success of a romantic relationship.
Pilar Gonalons-Pons has published Marriage and Masculinity: Male-Breadwinner Culture, Unemployment, and Separation Risk in 29 Countries with American Sociological Review and is now available through Online First.
Blair Sackett has been announced as a co-winner of ASA's Clifford Clogg Award for the best graduate student paper in the Methodology Section for her paper "Ghosted: Disappearance in Qualitative Research in the Digital Era."
Doron Shiffer-Sebba and Hyunjoon Park have published US Baby Boomers' Homeownership Trajectories Across the Life Course: A Sequence Analysis Approach with Demographic Research
Regina Baker has been awarded a Trustees' Council of Penn Women (TCPW) Faculty Research Grant for her project, "Historical Racialized Institutional Contexts and Contemporary Inequalities across Southern Counties."
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.
Juggling Bioethics and Ethnography
In hospital rooms across the country, doctors, nurses, patients, and their families grapple with questions of life and death.