Dr. Tukufu Zuberi is the Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations, and Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Zuberi’s vision is dedicated to education as a professor, documentary maker, television host, and museum curator. He is the author of four books, and has written more than 70 scholarly articles, and edited or co-edited eight volumes.  From 2003 to 2014, Dr. Zuberi was a host of the hit Public Broadcasting System (PBS) series History Detectives. The History Detectives regularly presented the social history of American culture to the public.



Ph.D. Sociology, University of Chicago, 1989
M.A. Sociology, California State University, Sacramento, 1985
B.A. Sociology, San Jose State University, 1981

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Contact Information

Email: tukufu@upenn.edu

Work Address:
Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
3718 Locust Walk McNeil Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Telephone: (215) 573-5169