Wensong Shen's paper, "A Tangled Web: The Reciprocal Relationship between Depression and Educational Outcomes in China," is now available in ScholarlyCommons’ Penn Education and Inequality Working Paper.
Daniel Aldana Cohen was interviewed in the Philadelphia Inquirer about the Texas electricity black-outs and how a Green New Deal could prevent such disasters.
Pilar Gonalons-Pons has published, with Markus Gangl, Regulated earnings security: the relationship between employment protection and unemployment scarring over the Great Recession in Socio-Economic Review.
Daniel Aldana Cohen advised Senator Ed Markey's office on its new environmental justice mapping bill, based on his ongoing research with the Socio-Spatial Climate Collaborative, and was cited in the bill announcement.
Penn Population Scientists Win NAM Catalyst Grant Award LDI Senior Fellow Iliana Kohler Leads Aging and Health Project in Malawi, Africa
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.
Medical Sociology: Myles D. Moody, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
"The Social Determinants of Health: Racism and Racism-Related Stress"
Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Orly Clerge, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Univ. of California, Davis
“The New Noir: Race, Identity, and Diaspora in Black Suburbia”
Education & Inequality: Annette Lareau, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor in the Social Sciences Professor of Sociology, Penn Sociology
Listening to People: A Practical Guide to Interviewing, Participant-Observation, Data Analysis, and Writing It All Up, University of Chicago Press, 2021.
Juggling Bioethics and Ethnography
In hospital rooms across the country, doctors, nurses, patients, and their families grapple with questions of life and death.