Meir Yaish, D.Phil
Meir Yaish is Professor of Sociology at the University of Haifa. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Research in Social Stratification and Mobility (RSSM). Previously (2010-2016) he was the head of the department, and (2006-2010) was the Secretary/Treasurer of the ISA-RC28 on Social Stratification and Mobility. Meir Yaish joined the University of Haifa in 2002 after spending three years (1999-2002) as a Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford.
Meir's research interests lie with social stratification and mobility, sociology of education, and the puzzle of altruism. He has published to an international audience on these fields.
MAJOR FIELDS OF INTEREST
Social Stratification and Inequality
Social, Economic and Educational Mobility
Sociology of Education
Rational Choice Theory