Research by Hyunjoon Park and Penn State's Soo-yong Byun has been featured in NY Daily News's Test prep isn’t the answer: To make NYC’s selective high schools more diverse, it’ll take a much broader push.
Angie N. Ocampo Dr. Andy Binns Award for Outstanding Service to Graduate and Professional Student Life
Shaquilla T.S. Harrigan has been announced as one of recipients of the inaugural class of Presidential Ph.D. Fellows.
Taylor Heath and Elena van Stee have been selected as two recipients of the 2020-2021 Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students
Pilar Gonalons-Pons has published, "Changes in Couples' Earnings Following Parenthood and Trends in Family Earnings Inequality," with Demography.
Tukufu Zuberi is featured in “National Myths and Monuments,” the latest episode of OMNIA's podcast series In These Times: Black Lives and the Call for Justice.
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.
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.
Juggling Bioethics and Ethnography
In hospital rooms across the country, doctors, nurses, patients, and their families grapple with questions of life and death.