Meir Yaish




Ph.D, Sociology, Nuffield College, 1998; MA, Sociology, University of Haifa, 1995; BA, Sociology and Geography, University of Haifa, 1992

Meir Yaish /
Welfare Policy Program Fellow

Prof. Yaish is the Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Haifa. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal for Research in Social Stratification and Mobility (RSSM). From 2006-2010, he served as Secretary and Treasurer of the Council on Social Stratification and Mobility.  Between 1999 and 2002, Prof. Yaish was a Research Fellow at Oxford University. He has published many articles in the spheres of social stratification and mobility, sociology of education, and altruism.