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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

Cluster Workshops: TBA

Other Events
Mar 3, 2023 at -

Quantitative Methodology Working Group: TBA

Mar 6, 2023 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367

*Special Colloquium* First Annual Rex J. L. Heymann Lecture: Mario Small, Quetelet Professor of Social Science, Columbia University

"Neighborhoods, Financial Institutions, and Racial Inequality"
Mar 15, 2023 at - | McNeil 150