Assistant Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology & Institute for Social Research
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Fabian T. Pfeffer is Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, and Research Assistant Professor at the Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. He leads the “Inequality Lab” at the University of Michigan and also serves as a Co-Investigator of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.

His research investigates social inequality and its maintenance across time and generations. Current projects focus on wealth inequality and its consequences for the next generation, social mobility across multiple generations, and the maintenance of inequality through education.

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