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

Education and Inequality Workshop: Nazar Khalid, Ph.D. Candidate in Demography and Sociology, Penn

social inequality and exam performance among Indian children
Nov 27, 2023 at - | McNeil 367, Sociology Conference Room

Education and Inequality Workshop: Manya Oriel Kagan, Perry World House, Penn

Dec 4, 2023 at - | McNeil 367, Sociology Conference Room