Diana Mutz, Samuel A. Stouffer Professor of Political Science and Communication, has been selected to receive a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Along with 34 others, Mutz, who holds dual appointments in Penn Arts and Sciences and the Annenberg School for...
Barbara D. Savage, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and chair of the Department of Africana Studies, has been chosen as the Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at the University of Oxford for the 2018-19 academic year.
Dorothy Roberts has won Columbia University’s Mamie Phipps Clark and Kenneth B. Clark Distinguished Lecture Award. The annual award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of a senior scholar in the area of race and justice.
John MacDonald, professor of criminology and sociology and Penny and Robert A. Fox Faculty Director of the Fels Institute of Government, has been elected a fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology (AEC) for his success in leading randomized, controlled field experiments in criminology.
Daniel Gillion, Presidential Associate Professor of Political Science, has received the 2017 W.E.B. Du Bois Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) for his book, Governing with Words: The Political Dialogue on Race, Public Policy, and Inequality in America.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan, C’85, and Ivan Sandoval, C’17, will speak at this year’s graduation ceremony for the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences. The event will take place on Sunday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. on Franklin Field.
In response to a new budget proposed by President Trump, which would eliminate all funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Penn faculty have banded together to sign a petition to Congress. Thus far, the petition has 192 signatories.