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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



Education & Inequality: TBA

Workshop
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Jan 21, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room



Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: TBA

Colloquium
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Jan 26, 2022 at -



Family & Gender: TBA

Workshop
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Jan 28, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room