Fabian Pfeffer is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Sociology and Research Associate Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. He serves as the Director of the Center for Inequality Dynamics as well as Co-Investigator of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. His work appears in the American Sociological Review, the Annual Review of Sociology, Social Forces, the European Sociological Review, and other outlets. He is the recipient of the Early Career Award from two sections of the American Sociological Association, the section on Inequality, Poverty and Mobility and the section on Sociology of Education. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Russell Sage Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, and others.