Alisa Lewin




Ph.D, Sociology, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA); MA, Sociology, UCLA and Tel Aviv University; BA, Sociology and Liberal Arts, Tel Aviv University, 1986

Alisa Lewin /
Welfare Policy Program Fellow

Dr. Lewin is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Haifa, in the areas of family demographics, marriage, divorce and family processes, old age and the family, and poverty and welfare policy.  In 2011, she served as the Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences, and also headed the M.A. degree program in social research applications.  In 2012, she served as a member of the B.A. Committee for the University of Haifa’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology.  Dr. Lewin holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).  Her M.A. studies in sociology were divided between UCLA and Tel Aviv University.  She completed a B.A. in sociology and liberal arts at Tel Aviv University (cum laude, 1986).  Dr. Lewin was awarded the International Science Foundation prize for her research on “Living Apart Together (LAT) – An International Comparison by Gender and Age.”  She also received the Ministry of Science Prize for her research on “How Does the Social Protest of Summer 2011 Resonate among the Poor.”