Department of Sociology, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
Tel. 972 4 8240998      Fax. 972 4 8240819
Email. myaish@univ.haifa.ac.il

Meir 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 Research in Social Stratification and Mobility (RSSM). Previously (2006-10) he served as the Secretary/Treasurer of the ISA-RC28 on Social Stratification and Mobility. Meir Yaish joined the University of Haifa 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.