Tukufu Zuberi discusses the Penn Museum African Galleries exhibit on NBC 10's Celebrating Black Excellence
Wendy Roth's co-written article on genetic ancestry tests and essentialist views of race published in PLoS One
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.
Culture, Ethnography, and Interaction: Beth Bechky, Professor of Management and Organizations; Professor of Sociology, New York University
“The Culture of Anticipation in a Crime Lab”
"Accountability Jenga: How One NGO Balances Local and International Demands"
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.