Alexander Adames, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Receives Graduate Student Paper Award from ASA
Tiffany Yau, Cl’ 2018 alumna recently published new book: "Build With Impact: The Cheat Code To Social Entrepreneurship"
Jack Thornton, PhD Candidate in Sociology, published a book review in Humanities and Social Science H-Net Reviews
Professor Roberto Gonzales featured in a "How to LA" episode last week on NPR
Olivia Hu, PhD Candidate in Sociology, Awarded the 2023 SSSP Division of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award
Kai Feng, PhD Candidate in Demography & Sociology, Awarded Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching
Ashleigh Cartwright, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, has been awarded a 2023 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
Regina S. Baker, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has been invited to present award-winning paper in Luxembourg
2022 President Engagement Prize Winner: Cosmic Writers, Where are they now?
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.
The Search for Authenticity in Urban Blues Clubs
David Grazian takes us inside the world of contemporary urban blues clubs to uncover how such images are manufactured and sold to music fans and audiences.
A Planet to Win
Why We Need a Green New Deal
A Planet to Win explores the political potential and concrete first steps of a Green New Deal.
The Power of the Internet in China
Citizen Activism Online
A pioneering and award-winning study of the innovative forms and multi-institutional dynamics of internet activism in China.
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.
Re-Evaluating Education in Japan and Korea
International comparisons of student achievement in mathematics, science, and reading have consistently shown that Japanese and Korean students outperform their peers in other parts of world.
Mix It Up
Popular Culture, Mass Media, and Society
A twenty-first century introduction to sociological thinking on pop culture, the media, and society.
Planning and Control of Land Development
By: Lance Freeman, With Daniel Mandelker, Carol Necole Brown, Stuart Meck, Dwight H. Merriam, Peter W. Salsich, Jr., and Edward J. Sullivan
University of North Carolina Press.
Birth Control Battles
How Race and Class Divided American Religion
Conservative and progressive religious groups fiercely disagree about issues of sex and gender. But how did we get here? Melissa J.
The Wuhan Lockdown
Presenting the extraordinary experiences of ordinary people in their own voices, The Wuhan Lockdown is an unparalleled account of the first moments of the crisis that would define the age.