Elyakim Kislev received his Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University and holds three master’s degrees in counseling, public policy, and sociology. He was awarded the U.S. Department of State Fulbright Fellowship and the Award for Outstanding Fulbright Scholars. Currently, Kislev is a faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Government at the Hebrew University.
Kislev is the author of Happy Singlehood: The Rising Acceptance and Celebration of Solo Living, published by University of California Press, which was featured on newspapers, magazines, radio, and television, including BBC, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, Vice, Metro, Globe and Mail, New York Daily News, and many more. He published various academic articles on the subjects of singles and solo living, immigration, social and educational policy, ethnic minorities, and group therapy.