Penn Sociology News

November 9, 2017

Emilio Parrado spoke about the immigration gap in how Latinos perceive discrimination with NPR. You can read the full article here.

November 9, 2017

Linda Aiken has been named a recipient of The Nell J. Watts Lifetime Achievement in Nursing Award. You can read more about Linda's achievement here.

November 3, 2017

Daniel Aldana Cohen's work on the changing of water as a resource has been featured in the Fall/ Winter issue of Penn Omnia. You can read the full article here.

November 3, 2017

Dorothy E. Roberts is among six other Penn faculty members who have been named to the National Academy of Medicine as highlighted by Penn News. You can read the full list of electees here.

October 30, 2017

Patricia Tevington, Ph.D. candidate, has published her article, Privileged to Worry: Social Class, Cultural Knowledge, and Strategies toward the Future among Young Adults, in The Sociological Quarterly. You can read the full article here.

October 30, 2017

Pilar Gonalons-Pons' piece on power couples and inequality has been featured on The Society Pages, part of the Council on Contemporary Families. You can read the full article here.

October 30, 2017

Penn Current has featured the work of Hans-Peter Kohler, Frank Furstenberg, Andres Castro, and Luca Maria Pesando for their research on disparities in familiar in low- and middle-income countries. You can read the full text here.

October 20, 2017

Tukufu Zuberi will be delivering the keynote address for this year's International Population Conference (IPC) of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) to be held in Cape Town, South Africa on October 28, 2017. Information about the conference can be found here.

October 20, 2017

Daniel Aldana Cohen's essay, "The Last Stimulus", on contested social and economic dimensions of the clean energy transition, that was in this summer’s environment-themed issue of Jacobin, has just been published online. You can read the electronic version here.

October 17, 2017

Dorothy E. Roberts, George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. You can read more about the newest elects here.

October 13, 2017

Emily Hannum has been elected to the board of directors at the Population Association of America (PAA). You can view the election results here

October 6, 2017

Amada Armenta's latest book, Protect, Serve, and Deport, has been featured in Penn Current along with an interview from Dr. Armenta. You can read the full text here.

October 6, 2017

Daniel Aldana Cohen's July 2017 Jacobin Magazine article has been translated into Spanish and shared on Contra el diluvio. You can read the translated article here and the original here.

September 14, 2017

Ph.D. candidate Leslie Jones has been named a recipient of the 2017-2018 Price Mellon Graduate Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year. More informatiojn about Leslie can be found here

Photo credit: Marcus T. Wright

September 14, 2017

Dorothy Roberts spoke with Penn Law earlier this month about working toward a different approach for criminal justice: an abolitionist approach rather than reformist. The full text can be found here.

August 31, 2017

Amanda Barrett Cox, Ph.D. Student, has received Honorable Mention for the 2017 David Lee Stevenson Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper from the ASA section on Sociology of Education for her paper entitled, "Cohorts, 'Siblings,' and Mentors: Organizational Structures and the Creation of Social Capital" (Sociology of Education volume 90, issue 1).

August 18, 2017

Ph.D. alumna Rachel Ellis, '17, was interviewed on her extensive research done on incarceration and religion by Omnia earlier this week. You can read the full article here

August 18, 2017

Steve Viscelli spoke earlier this week about the future of the trucking industry with Bloomberg. You can read the full article here.

August 17, 2017

Courtney Boen has received the graduate student paper award from ASA's Section of Aging and the Life Course at the annual meeting in Montreal. Her paper is entitled, "The role of socioeconomic factors in Black-White health inequities across the life course: Point-in-time measures, long-term exposures, and differential health returns," and can be read here.

 

August 15, 2017

Emilio Parrado has recently been elected to the Sociological Research Association (SRA). The Association elects up to 14 new members annually. The SRA is an honor society of sociological scholars which was founded in 1936.