About Us

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

Quantitative Methodology Working Group: TBA

Feb 6, 2023 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367

Faculty Meeting (Standing Faculty only)

Other Events
Feb 8, 2023 at -

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Workshop: Olivia Hu, PhD Student in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

"Learning and Unlearning Race: How Cross-Boundary Relationships Influence East Asian Women’s Conceptualizations of Racial Difference"
Feb 10, 2023 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367