Camille Z. Charles


  • PSC researcher, Camille Z. Charles, has been appointed as faculty co-director of the Office of Penn First Plus Students. The Office, established earlier this year, will offer centralized support and resources to high-need and first-generation undergraduates. 

  • Omnia recently published a Q&A with Camille Zubrinsky Charles for the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

  • Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about her experience as a biracial woman and her research that explores the intra-racial diversity among black Americans. Read here interview in by the Philadelphia Inquirer here.

Director, Center for Africana Studies
Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences
Professor of Sociology, Africana Studies & Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995


  • 2018 Penn LPS Graduation Ceremony - Commencement Speech by Camille Z. Charles
  • 2017 Pennsylvania College Democrats Convention: Camille Z. Charles on the Racial Inequality Panel
  • Brainwaves Video Anthology: Camille Z. Charles on Racial Inequality