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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



Population Studies Colloquium: Cameron Campbell, Professor - Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Family Background, Exam Performance, and Career Attainment in the Qing Civil Service, 1840-1912
Mar 23, 2020 at - | McNeil 395



Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Carly Knight, Visiting Assistant Professor, New York University

Colloquium
TBA
Mar 25, 2020 at - | McNeil 150



Medical Sociology: Kelly Underman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Drexel University

Workshop
TBA
Mar 27, 2020 at - | Sociology Conference Room, McNeil 367