Standing Faculty

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Courtney Boen, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Sociology


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Camille Zubrinsky Charles

Camille Zubrinsky Charles, Ph.D.

Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences Professor of Sociology, Africana Studies & Education


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Department of Africana Studies
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Irma Elo

Irma T. Elo, Ph.D.

Tamsen and Michael Brown Presidential Professor of Sociology Graduate Group in Demography, Research Associate, Population Studies Center, Research Associate, Population Aging Research Center


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Chenoa Flippen, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology Director, Center for the Study of Ethnicity Race and Immigration (CSERI), Undergraduate Chair of Sociology


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Paula Fomby, Ph.D.

Paula Fomby, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology Associate Director, Population Studies Center

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Lance Freeman

Lance Freeman, Ph.D.

Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor of City and Regional Planning, and Sociology


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R. G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales

Richard Perry University Professor of Sociology and Education

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David Grazian, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology and Communication Faculty Director of Urban Studies


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Michel Guillot

Michel Guillot, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology


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Emily Hannum

Emily Hannum, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology and Education Associate Dean, School of Arts & Sciences


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Jerry A. Jacobs

Jerry A. Jacobs, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology


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Hans-Peter Kohler

Hans-Peter Kohler, Ph.D.

Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography Professor of Sociology Co-Director, Population Aging Research Center


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Leticia Marteleto, Ph.D.

Presidential Penn Compact Professor of Sociology

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Hyunjoon Park, Ph.D.

Korea Foundation Professor of Sociology Director, James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies


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Emilio A. Parrado

Emilio A. Parrado, Ph.D.

Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor of Sociology Director, Population Studies Center


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Dorothy Roberts

Dorothy E. Roberts, J.D.

George A. Weiss University Professor of Law & Sociology; Raymond Pace & Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights; and Professor of Africana Studies Director, Program on Race, Science and Society

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Wendy D. Roth

Wendy D. Roth, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology Graduate Chair in Sociology


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Tahseen Shams

Tahseen Shams, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Benjamin Shestakofsky

Benjamin Shestakofsky, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology


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Xi Song

Xi Song, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology


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Melissa Wilde

Melissa J. Wilde, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Sociology


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Guobin Yang

Guobin Yang, Ph.D.

Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Sociology and Communication Director, Center on Digital Culture and Society

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Tukufu Zuberi, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology The Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations, Professor of Africana Studies


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