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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 and Inequality Works in Progress: Hyunjoon Park, Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

Asian American young adults' work (book project)
Nov 14, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367



Faculty Meeting (Standing faculty only)

Other Events
Nov 16, 2022 at -



Family and Gender Workshop: TBA

Other Events
Nov 18, 2022 at - | McNeil 367