Elijah Anderson, Emeritus Professor of African American Studies and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, honored for pioneering work in ethnography
Ran Liu, Assistant Professor of Sociology, publishes, "Do Family Privileges Bring Gender Equality? Instrumentalism and (De)Stereotyping of STEM Career Aspiration Among Chinese Adolescents", in ScholarlyCommons’ Penn Education and Inequality Working Papers
Irma Elo presented, "Trends and Differentials in Midlife Mortality in the U.S.," at APHA's Annual Meeting
Courtney Boen to be a Co-Investigator on a NIH Grant that has awarded the team $10 Million over 5 years to Address the Impact of Racial Disparities in Health
Annette Lareau's co-authored article, "Structural Constraints and the School Choice Strategies of Black American Middle-Class Parents,” has been published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education
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.
Book Discussion, "Knowledge Discovery in the Social Sciences A Data Mining Approach." (2020) University of California Press.
Develops a performance theory of Red Guard factional violence and traces the ritual process of the transformation of a political generation over a period of forty years.
Why We Need a Green New Deal
A Planet to Win explores the political potential and concrete first steps of a Green New Deal.