2022 President Engagement Prize Winner: Cosmic Writers, Where are they now?
Catch the full Inaugural W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture in Public Social Science with Dr. Brent Staples and Dr. Tukufu Zuberi from last Thursday February 23, 2023
Damon Centola, Elihu Katz Professor of Communication, Sociology and Engineering, was interviewed on NPR's 1A about Race and Gender Bias in Healthcare
Dr. Dr. Ibram X. Kendi named Dr. Dorothy Roberts' book, "Torn Apart", the most mind-blowing nonfiction book of 2022
Regina S. Baker, Assistant Professor of Sociology, is collaborating on a New National Science Foundation Funded Grant
Regina S. Baker, Assistant Professor of Sociology, collaborating with J. Tom Mueller (PI) and Matthew Brooks on NIMHD Grant Project titled, "The Effect of Medicaid Expansion on Mortality Disparities and Poverty”
Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor Dorothy Roberts profiled in New York Magazine
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.
Fast Food, Fast Talk
Service Work and the Routinization of Everyday Life
Leidner's fascinating report from the frontlines of two major American corporations uncovers the methods and consequences of regulating workers' language, looks, attitudes, ideas, and demeanor.
There Goes the Hood: Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up
By: Lance Freeman
Temple University Press
Korean Families Yesterday and Today
Hyunjoon Park and Hyeyoung Woo, Editors
Class, Race, and Family Life, With an Update a Decade Later
Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children.
The Changing Face of Medicine
Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America
By Ann K. Boulis and Jerry A. Jacobs
Planning and Control of Land Development: Cases and Materials
By: Lance Freeman, Daniel Mandelker, Carol Necole Brown, Stuart Meck, Dwight H. Merriam, Peter W. Salsich, Jr., and Edward J. Sullivan
University of North Carolina Press
Putting Poor People to Work
How the Work-First Idea Eroded College Access for the Poor
by Kathleen M. Shaw, Sara Goldrick-Rab, Christopher Mazzeo, Jerry Jacobs
The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China
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.
A Haven and a Hell: The Ghetto in Black America
By: Lance Freeman
Columbia University Press