The Stratification and Race/Ethnic/Gender Inequality Specialization
The stratification and inequality graduate program emphasis at Penn State draws on theoretical and empirical scholarship from institutional and class stratification as well as population-based inequality perspectives. A major intellectual focus is on socio-economic inequalities across race, ethnic, and gender groups, both at the individual and family level and at the state, nation, and global level. Stratification and inequality has been a major program emphasis for hiring new faculty in the Sociology Department.
- Neighborhood racial/ethnic segregation
- Educational inequality in the U.S.
- Global inequalities in income, education, and health
- Gender and race
- Inequality among immigrant groups
- Stratification and Social Change
- Gender Stratification
- Gender, Occupations, and Professions
- Population and Gender in Africa
- Inequality in Educational Attainment
- Inequality in Child Development
- Inequality in Immigrant Incorporation
- Race, Ethnicity, and Residence
- Health Disparities