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

Alex Adames, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

"Heterogeneity in the Returns to a College Degree"
Mar 14, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367

Family & Gender: TBA

Mar 18, 2022 at - | Sociology Conference Room