Courtney Boen and Atheendar Venkataramani Receive $250,000 in Funding for Project: "Impact of State Incarceration Policies on Racial Health Equity"
Alex Hoppe receives the Herbert Blumer Award for article: "The Microsociology of Aesthetic Evaluation: Selecting Runway Fashion Models"
Penn Sociology invites applicants for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in the area of Asian American Studies
Regina Baker's paper on Ethno-Racial Inequalities in Poverty in the U.S published in Population Research and Policy Review
Alex Hoppe's article accepted at Qualitative Sociology: "The Microsociology of Aesthetic Evaluation: Selecting Runway Fashion Models."
Benjamin Shestakofsky’s article “Making Platforms Work” wins 2021 Star-Nelkin Paper Award from American Sociological Association
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.
"Intergenerational Education Mobility of Asian Americans in the Pre-Civil Rights Era" (co-convened with Asia and Asian America Working Group)
Ethnography, Culture & Interaction: Doron Shiffer-Sebba, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
"Trust Fund Families: an Ethnographic Study of Elite Family Bureaucratization"
Education and Inequality Works in Progress: Richard Patti, Ph.D. Student in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
"Educational Expectations of Parents and Students in 2.5 Generation Households."
Juggling Bioethics and Ethnography
In hospital rooms across the country, doctors, nurses, patients, and their families grapple with questions of life and death.
Why We Need a Green New Deal
A Planet to Win explores the political potential and concrete first steps of a Green New Deal.