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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



Penn Journal of Law & Public Affairs Symposium

“Red Lines, Red Tape: Combatting the Housing Crisis & Ending Residential Segregation.”
Feb 5, 2020 (All Day) | Golkin 100, Michael A. Fitts Auditorium

Please join Penn Law’s Journal of Law & Public Affairs for its annual symposium, entitled “Red Lines, Red Tape: Combatting the Housing Crisis & Ending Residential Segregation.” This year’s symposium…



Culture, Ethnography, and Interaction: Sonita Moss, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

Workshop
TBA
Feb 7, 2020 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367



Population Studies Colloquium: Margot Jackson, Associate Professor of Sociology - Brown University

Public Investments and Class Gaps in Parents’ Developmental Expenditures
Feb 10, 2020 at - | McNeil 395