2022 President Engagement Prize Winner: Cosmic Writers, Where are they now?
Catch the full Inaugural W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture in Public Social Science with Dr. Brent Staples and Dr. Tukufu Zuberi from last Thursday February 23, 2023
Damon Centola, Elihu Katz Professor of Communication, Sociology and Engineering, was interviewed on NPR's 1A about Race and Gender Bias in Healthcare
Dr. Dr. Ibram X. Kendi named Dr. Dorothy Roberts' book, "Torn Apart", the most mind-blowing nonfiction book of 2022
Regina S. Baker, Assistant Professor of Sociology, is collaborating on a New National Science Foundation Funded Grant
Regina S. Baker, Assistant Professor of Sociology, collaborating with J. Tom Mueller (PI) and Matthew Brooks on NIMHD Grant Project titled, "The Effect of Medicaid Expansion on Mortality Disparities and Poverty”
Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor Dorothy Roberts profiled in New York Magazine
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.
There Goes the Hood: Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up
By: Lance Freeman
Temple University Press
The Search for Authenticity in Urban Blues Clubs
David Grazian takes us inside the world of contemporary urban blues clubs to uncover how such images are manufactured and sold to music fans and audiences.
Explosive Conflict: Time-Dynamics of Violence
By: Randall Collins
This sequel to Randall Collins' world-influential micro-sociology of violence introduces the question of time-dynamics: what determines how long conflict lasts and how much damage it does.
Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Race, Class, and Residence in Los Angeles
Camille Zubrinsky Charles, Ph.D.
Sociologist Camille Zubrinsky Charles explores how modern racial attitudes shape and are shaped by the places in which people live.
The Time Divide
Work, Family, and Gender Inequality
by Jerry A. Jacobs and Kathleen Gerson
Putting Poor People to Work
How the Work-First Idea Eroded College Access for the Poor
by Kathleen M. Shaw, Sara Goldrick-Rab, Christopher Mazzeo, Jerry Jacobs
Class, Race, and Family Life, With an Update a Decade Later
Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children.