New and First Penn Global Seminar for Sociology Department: Dr. Iliana Kohler's new course, "Global Aging—Challenges and Opportunities" - Travel to Malawi, coming in Spring 2025!
Letícia Marteleto, Presidential Penn Compact Professor of Sociology, was interviewed by Penn Today regarding her research as a Principle Investigator for Decode Zika and Covid (DZC) and her recent publications surrounding her research
Pilar Gonalons-Pons, Associate Professor of Sociology, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) in Sociology grant for her project on, "The Care Work System as a Fundamental Cause of Economic Inequalities"
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.
Education and Inequality Works in Progress: Manuel Schechtl, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality at the CUNY Graduate Center
"Understanding wealth-based social exclusion: Wealth Insufficiency Beyond Income Buffering"
By: Lance Freeman
Temple University Press
Juggling Bioethics and Ethnography
In hospital rooms across the country, doctors, nurses, patients, and their families grapple with questions of life and death.
By: Lance Freeman, Daniel Mandelker, Carol Necole Brown, Stuart Meck, Dwight H. Merriam, Peter W. Salsich, Jr., and Edward J. Sullivan
University of North Carolina Press
Why We Need a Green New Deal
A Planet to Win explores the political potential and concrete first steps of a Green New Deal.