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  • Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
    of the best graduate students in the country and to do our part in maintaining the University of Pennsylvania s highly regarded undergraduate program Welcome to the 2014 2015 Sociology and Demography Cohort Letter from the Chair Learn More about the Department Students on the Job Market Penn Sociology on Twitter Download our New Colloquium Series App News September 23 2014 Student Blog Liu s Corner An Undergraduate s Graduate

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  • Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania | Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
    highly regarded undergraduate program Today the Department preserves its tradition of research and training by a very active interaction between faculty students and visitors We continue to push forward to advance our understanding of past present and future society Colloquium Series The Sociology Department s weekly colloquium brings in leading scholars from other universities as well as from Penn to present their current research and engage in discussion with faculty and graduate students Research Clusters Workshops In addition six ongoing interdisciplinary workshops bring together faculty students and outside visitors into supportive intellectual environments that promote innovative sociological research The workshops are open to graduate students and faculty from other Universities including those in the larger surrounding area enhancing diversity and collaboration in the research process The Culture Interaction workshop discusses the many ways that culture is instantiated and reproduced through face to face interaction The Family Gender workshop continues the focus on the most important institutions through which social processes get played out The Education Inequality workshop focuses on issues of inequalities in educational opportunities that have been central to sociology The Population Studies workshop provides a direct link between the department and the Population Studies Center investigating contemporary demographic

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  • People | Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
    Welfare Gender and Ethnicity Economic Development Chinese Society Curriculum Vitae Kristen Harknett Ph D Social demography Economic underpinnings of marriage decisions Racial and ethnic patterns of family formation Assortative mating Family structure and child well being Social policies social networks and poverty Curriculum Vitae Onoso Imoagene Ph D Immigration Inter ethnic group relations The African Second generation in the U S and U K Race and Ethnicity Immigrant educational attainment and social mobility Curriculum Vitae Jerry A Jacobs Ph D Working Time and Work Family Conflict Work Gender and Education Gender and Careers Interdisciplinarity Currculum Vitae Grace Kao Ph D Race and Ethnicity Education Adolescence Adaptation of Immigrants Curriculum Vitae Hans Peter Kohler Ph D Social Economic and Formal Demography Global Health HIV AIDS Social Networks and Social Interactions Low and Lowest Low Fertility Curriculum Vitae Annette Lareau Ph D Social Stratification Family Education Ethnographic methods Childhood Curriculum Vitae Robin Leidner Ph D Sociology of Work Sociology of Gender Feminist Movement Organizations Curriculum Vitae Janice F Madden Ph D Urban and Regional Economics Labor Markets Demography Gender and Race Curriculum Vitae Hyunjoon Park Ph D Education Social Stratification Family Social Demography Social Change in Korea and other East Asian countries Curriculum Vitae Emilio A Parrado Ph D Demography International Migration Hispanic Immigrant Adaptation Social Change in Latin America Family and Fertility Behavior Curriculum Vitae Dorothy Roberts J D Gender and Race Family Criminal Justice Bioethics Sociology of Science Curriculum Vitae Jason Schnittker Ph D Medical Sociology Social Psychology Stratification Methods Curriculum Vitae Herbert Smith Ph D Research Design Demography and Demographic Forecasting Curriculum Vitae Melissa Wilde Ph D Sociology of Religion Social Movements Culture Curriculum Vitae Guobin Yang Ph D Social Movements Online Activism and Internet Studies Cultural Sociology Media Sociology Collective Memory Curriculum Vitae Tukufu Zuberi Ph D Sociology Population Studies Africana Studies Filmmaking Curriculum Vitae Adjunct Secondary Affiliated and Emeritus Faculty and Lecturers Jere R Behrman Ph D Demography Human Resources and Endowments Innovation in Methods International Population Research Policy Evaluation Curriculum Vitae Elijah Anderson Ph D Social Organization The Urban Underclass Interactional Social Psychology Race Relations Qualitative Methods Ivar Berg Ph D Economic Sociology Sociology of Work and Organizations Harold J Bershady Ph D Sociological Theory History of Social Thought Sociology of Knowledge Sociology of Culture Psychology and Sociology Urban and Community Sociology Philosophy of the Social Sciences Social Organization Virginia W Chang M D Ph D Medical Sociology Social Stratification Social Epidemiology Health Services Research Methods Diana Crane Herve Ph D History and sociology of the arts The news and entertainment media Fashion in clothing and other material goods Douglas Ewbank Ph D Life Course Longevity Demography Population Studies Hocine Fetni Ph D Law and Social Change A Comparative Analysis Globalization and The Legal Profession An International Comparison The Crisis of Democracy and Law in the Middle East and North Africa Family Law and Social Change in Algeria The Notion of Social Control and Islamic Law International Law and Globalization Human Rights and the Rule of

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  • Undergraduate Student Resources | Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
    of the organization of social groups from families friendship circles and neighborhood communities to political parties nations and entire societies Sociology attempts to identify and explain patterns of social life and human behavior by emphasizing how large scale social phenomena like racial inequality globalization and cultural change impact the everyday experiences of individuals and vice versa Sociology also introduces students to the conceptual and methodological tools of social science research including ethnography social statistics network analysis and demographic methods It provides a background for careers in law management journalism and media criminology medicine education and applied social research HEAR FROM OUR STUDENTS Naz Ozbek Class of 2014 Sociology Major Shane Williams Class of 2014 Sociology Major Important Links Requirements Honors Program Areas of Concentration What can you do with a Sociology Major Funding Opportunities For further information contact Nancy Bolinski the undergraduate coordinator Requirements Honors Program Areas of Concentration What can you do with a Sociology Major Funding Opportunities Double Degree Certificate Opportunities Students on the Job Market Penn Sociology on Twitter Download our New Colloquium Series App Events PSC Colloquium Prakarsh Singh Assistant Professor of Economics Amherst College Monday September 29 2014 12 00pm 103 McNeil Building Practice Job

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  • Graduate Program | Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
    joint PhD in Sociology and other disciplines such as law or medicine Students may also earn a joint degree by being admitted to and satisfying the requirements of two graduate groups and writing a single dissertation Currently students are enrolled in joint degrees with Demography Education and Business Students seeking a joint PhD combining Sociology with some other field must be admitted in that field as well as Sociology admittance to the second program may occur after admission to the Sociology program Dual or joint degrees must be sought with the consultation of the Chair of the Graduate Group in Sociology and the Dean of the Graduate Division School of Arts and Sciences For admission information for the Department s PhD program or to direct questions to the Graduate Chair interested parties should contact the Graduate Coordinator Application Information for Prospective Students Program Requirements Workshops List of Current Students Students on the Job Market How to Apply for Funding to Give a Paper Links for Sociology Graduate Students Graduate Student Life at Penn For further information contact Audra Rodgers the graduate coordinator Application Information for Prospective Students Program Requirements Students on the Job Market How to Apply for Funding to

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  • Courses | Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
    2014 Sociology Courses and Descriptions Fall 2013 Sociology Courses and Descriptions Spring 2013 Sociology Courses and Descriptions Fall 2012 Sociology Courses and Descriptions Spring 2012 Sociology Courses and Descriptions Fall 2011 Sociology Courses and Descriptions Spring 2011 Sociology Courses and Descriptions Fall 2010 Course Timetable Sociology Courses Registrar s Listing Sociology Courses Students on the Job Market Penn Sociology on Twitter Download our New Colloquium Series App Events PSC Colloquium

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  • Upcoming Colloquium | Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
    of Sociology University of Chicago The Problematic Concept of Inequality Colloquium Wednesday October 22 2014 12 00pm 103 McNeil Building Ruha Benjamin Assistant Professor Princeton University Co sponsored with the Penn Program on Race Science and Society The Emperor s New Genes Mapping and Marketing Populations in a Global Context Colloquium Wednesday October 29 2014 12 00pm 103 McNeil Building David Brady Director of Inequality and Social Policy Research Unit WZB Social Science Research Center Prevalences Penalties and the Demographic Risks of Poverty Colloquium Wednesday November 5 2014 12 00pm 103 McNeil Building Jennifer Earl Professor of Sociology University of Arizona TBD Colloquium Wednesday November 19 2014 12 00pm 103 McNeil Building Forrest Stuart Assistant Professor of Sociology University of Chicago TBD Colloquium Wednesday December 3 2014 12 00pm 103 McNeil Building Gil Eyal Professor and Chair of Sociology Columbia University TBD Colloquium Wednesday January 21 2015 12 00pm 103 McNeil Building Nitsan Chorev Associate Professor of Sociology Brown University Transnational Origins of Local Industry The Case of Pharmaceutical Production in Kenya Tanzania and Uganda Colloquium Wednesday January 28 2015 12 00pm 103 McNeil Building Adam D Reich Robert Wood Johnson Health Society Scholar and Assistant Professor of Sociology Columbia

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  • Workshops | Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
    played out Thus understanding family formation and functioning is especially important particularly given the dramatic demographic changes of the last five decades This workshop gives faculty members from various departments across the university as well as graduate students in the Sociology and Demography graduate groups the opportunity to present ongoing research on families and gender Occasionally individuals from outside of the university are invited to present their research The workshop presentations are generally informal and presenters are encouraged to leave time for feedback For further information and schedule visit the Family Gender page Education and Inequality Organizer Emily Hannum The Education and Inequality workshop focuses on issues of inequality in educational opportunity These issues have long been central to the field of sociology Penn Sociology has a broad representation of faculty working in this area with particular strengths in the areas of race ethnicity gender and comparative international research Faculty members affiliated with this cluster are listed below along with a brief summary of their areas of expertise We have had a number of accomplished graduates in recent years In addition to the faculty based in the Sociology Department students interested in this area of study have access to faculty located in Penn s nearby Graduate School of Education A joint degree Ph D program in Sociology and Education is available for those who are interested in scholarship at the intersection of sociology and education Graduate students from Penn s Graduate School of Education are often enrolled in sociology graduate courses and sociology graduate students avail themselves of expertise available in GSE For further information and schedule visit the Education Inequality page Population Studies The population studies workshop provides a direct link between the Sociology Department and the Population Studies Center In its original incarnation population studies mainly concerned demography the study of the growth and structure of human populations primarily in terms of fertility mortality and migration As the field of population studies has evolved so too has the PSC at Penn which is a major national resource for our understanding of the dynamics of human populations including health and well being human resources networks and policy evaluation For additional information please visit the Population Studies Center For a full list of presenters please visit the PSC colloquium Race Ethnicity and Immigration Organizer Chenoa Flippen Scholars have come to appreciate the complex dynamic and fluid nature of the concepts of race and ethnicity and the process of immigration leaving a field that can seem disjointed confusing and at odds with itself The race ethnicity and immigration workshop brings together interested graduate students and faculty to discuss and consider the critical sociological questions with which research continues to grapple in these fields Through both formal presentations and informal discussion the workshop strives to challenge assumptions highlight important work and engage theory and empirical work from both within and outside the academy on these topics The workshop hopes to both offer members of the group the chance to present early stage

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