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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

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Workshop: Zohra Ansari-Thomas, PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania

"Care Needs and Arrangements of Aging Immigrants in the United States"
Oct 14, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367

Education and Inequality Works in Progress: Yezhen (David) Li, PhD Student, University of Pennsylvania

Tenuous assimilation? Friendship network instability among immigrant adolescents
Oct 17, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367

For those unable to come in person, please register for access to the Monday E&I Works-in-Progress Zoom link …

Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Brandon Stewart, Associate Professor of Sociology, Princeton University

Oct 19, 2022 at - | McNeil 286-7