About Us

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

Medical Sociology Workshop: TBA

Mar 15, 2024 at - | McNeil 367

Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: TBD

Visiting Day
Mar 20, 2024 at - | McNeil 150

Culture Workshop: TBA

Mar 22, 2024 at - | McNeil 367