AB, Harvard College, 1990. AM, Harvard College, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard College, 1997.
Research assistant Harvard University, 1996-1997. National Institute of Mental Health postdoctoral fellow Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 1997-1998, lecturer, since 1998. Lecturer department sociology and anthropology The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, since 1998.
Author: The Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine, 2000, The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel, 1999, Tradition, Pluralism and Identity. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Married Debra Shaffer, August 21, 2000.