Seymour Spilerman

Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Social Sciences



Seymour Spilerman is the Julian C. Levi Professor of Social Sciences and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Wealth and Inequality. His research has examined the structure of work careers in corporate settings, focusing on the ways that educational attainment, labor market experience, race and gender influence career features. Spilerman is also involved in cross-national research on issues of income and wealth inequality, financial gerontology, and intergenerational transfers of resources.

Another area of interest covers social violence, such as racial rioting and terrorism. In recent years this has included studies of the effects of terrorism on the lives of the residents of the impacted country. In particular, the adaptations made by Israelis to the threat of frequent terror attacks have been examined in several research articles.


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