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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: Pawan H. Dhingra, Professor of American Studies, Amherst College

Workshop
Hyper Education: Why Good Schools, Good Grades, and Good Behavior Are Not Enough
Nov 6, 2020 at - | Virtual Workshop (Zoom link ID to follow)



Faculty Meeting (Standing Faculty Only)

Nov 11, 2020 at -



Culture, Ethnography, and Interaction: Peter F. Harvey, Ph.D Candidate, University of Pennsylvania

Workshop
Nov 13, 2020 at - | Virtual Workshop (Zoom link ID to follow)