Past Events

Family and Gender Workshop: Kai Feng, PhD Student in Demography and Sociology,

"Trends in Gender Segregation in Higher Education"
Jan 27, 2023 at -

Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Akira Drake Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania

A Legacy of Care: Tenant Organizing for Housing Infrastructure in 20th and 21st Century Atlanta
Jan 25, 2023 at -

The City of Atlanta was the first US city to have federally-financed subsidized housing (with the opening of Techwood Homes in 1936) and the first major city in the US to demolish most of it in the mid-…

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Workshop: LaKisha David, Postdoctoral Student in Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genetics and Genomics, University of Pennsylvania

Title: Descendants of Families that were Separated During the Transatlantic Slave Trade are Identifying One Another Through Genetic Genealogy
Jan 20, 2023 at -

LaKisha David, Ph.D., studies the biological and social aspects of genetic genealogy.…

Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Angèle Christin, Assistant Professor of Sociology & Communications, Stanford University

Fields of Social Media Production: Drama and Extreme Content among Vegan Influencers
Jan 18, 2023 - Jan 18, 2022 at -

The content that circulates on social media platforms often features “drama,” or acrimonious interpersonal exchanges and inflammatory takes involving highly popular users. This article…

Medical Sociology Workshop: Jackie Jahn, Assistant Professor in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department and the Ubuntu Center on Racism, Global Movements and Population Health Equity, Drexel University

“Evaluating policy interventions to reduce health harms of the U.S. criminal legal system"
Jan 13, 2023 at -

Jaquelyn (Jackie) Jahn, PhD, MPH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and The…

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Workshop: Ashleigh Cartwright, PhD Student in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

“A Tale of Two Racisms: Exclusion and Exploitation in U.S. Public Education, 1966-1970"
Dec 9, 2022 at -

Faculty Meeting (Standing Faculty Only)

Other Events
Dec 7, 2022 at -

Education and Inequality Works in Progress: Michael Lachanski, PhD Student in Demography & Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

Rural rationality in the history of U.S. schooling: Evidence from linked U.S. censuses
Dec 5, 2022 at -

Education and Inequality Workshop: Jennifer Silva, Assistant Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University

Linking electronic health records and in-depth interviews to uncover barriers to health and wellbeing among women in a disadvantaged coal-mining community
Dec 2, 2022 at -

For those unable to come in person, please register for access to the Friday E&I Workshops Zoom link 

Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Siwei Cheng, Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University

"The Geography of Income Polarization and Its Intergenerational Consequences"
Nov 30, 2022 at -