Graduate Division

Spotlight

Eye in the Sky (VIDEO)

Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World doctoral candidate Lucas Stephens uses an advanced aerial photography system to map an ancient city.

Statutes of Limitation

Sociology graduate student Alexander Jerneck examines the fiscal roots of corporate law.

Monuments and Prostitutes

Doctoral student Meg Andrews studies the slums of Rome.

Q and A: Border Conflict

History doctoral candidate Adam Goodman investigates the dynamics of deportation.

A Framework for Fighting AIDS

Political science doctoral candidate Matthew Kavanagh argues that patents are counter-productive in developing countries.

Welcome to the Graduate Division of Penn's School of Arts and Sciences.

The Graduate Division consists of some 33 graduate programs. Disciplinary strength is at the heart of Penn's excellence in research and graduate training. Equally important, however, is the spirit of interdisciplinary collaboration that pervades all of our programs.

News

  • Matthew Lane Appointed Vice Dean for Finance and Administration in Penn Arts and Sciences

    Steven Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, has announced the appointment of Matthew Lane as Vice Dean for Finance and Administration, effective immediately. Lane oversees the School's financial and administrative infrastructure, including the areas of finance, budget, facilities, human resources, and information technology.

  • O'Leary Receives First Linz Prize from International Political Science Association

    Lauder Professor of Political Science Brendan O’Leary has been awarded the first Juan Linz Prize by the International Political Science Association (IPSA). The prize was created to honor a prominent scholar engaged in the comparative research on decentralization, multinational and multiethnic integration, and federalism that Linz demonstrated.

  • Penn Anthropologist's Singular Approach to Identifying Indigenous Objects

    Assistant Professor of Anthropology Margaret Bruchac uses multiple lines of evidence—including oral traditions, material analysis, university archives, and craft techonolgies—to better identify Native American cultural materials in museum collections. Her goal is to restore an unbiased understanding of indigenous peoples, objects, and communities, and to help with repatriation of materials.