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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.

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Education and Inequality Works in Progress: Daphne Penn, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania

"Proving them wrong": How Black and Latinx youth understand and respond to stigma
Oct 31, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367

For those unable to come in person, please register for access to the Monday E&I Works-in-Progress Zoom link …