Deadric Williams (University of Tennessee-Knoxville) and Regina Baker's article "Family Structure, Risks, and Racial Stratification in Poverty" has been published in Social Problems.
Tyler Baldor accepts Postdoctoral Lectureship at Princeton University in the Princeton Writing Program.
Alex Hoppe's article in Socio-Economic Review, "Coordinating Transnational Futurework in Fashion Design," received an Honorable Mention for the Best Graduate Student Paper Award from the Global and Transnational Sociology Section.
Alex Hoppe's article in Socio-Economic Review, "Coordinating Transnational Futurework in Fashion Design," won the Student Paper Award from the Consumers and Consumption section of ASA.
Joan Ryan selected as the 2021-2022 Adam Smith Fellow in political economy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
Doron Shiffer-Sebba has been announced as a recipient of the Robert D. Mare Graduate Student Paper Award from the Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility section of ASA.
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."
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: Joanne W. Golann, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and education at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Scripting the Moves: Culture and Control in a No-Excuses Charter School
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.