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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



Family & Gender: Vanessa Tyson, Associate Professor of Sociology, Scripps College

Workshop
Sexual Violence (Co-Sponsored with Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration)
Apr 17, 2020 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367



Education & Inequality Works-in-Progress Meeting

Apr 28, 2020 at - | McNeil 435



Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Rashawn Ray, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland

Colloquium
TBA
Apr 29, 2020 at - | McNeil 150