Associate Professor of Sociology
University of Michigan
Department of Sociology & Institute for Social Research
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Fabian Pfeffer is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Research Associate Professor in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. He is the founding director of the Center for Inequality Dynamics (CID), leader of the Inequality Lab, and Co-Investigator of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID).

Pfeffer's research investigates social inequality and its maintenance across time and generations. Current work focuses and wealth inequality and its consequences for the next generation, on social mobility processes across multiple generations, and on the maintenance of inequality through education.

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