Amiram Vinokur

Research Professor Emeritus, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research


Amiram D. Vinokur is a Research Professor at the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research and is an Associate Director of the Michigan Prevention Research Center. He received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Michigan in 1970. His research focuses on determinants and consequences of stress in the areas of health, work, and unemployment, and on the roles of social support and social undermining in coping processes. His work also includes the design and implementation of preventive interventions for unemployed persons and their evaluation using randomized field experiments, follow-up surveys, and benefit-cost analyses. In recent years he has been teaching courses and publishing papers that focus on analyses using structural equation modeling methods.