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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: TBA

Mar 18, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration: Taylor Mattia, Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Ethnicity Race and Immigration (CSERI)

"Resegregated Schools, Racial Attitudes, and Long-Run Partisanship: Evidence for White Backlash"
Mar 25, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room