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Daniel Parmer, PhD Daniel Parmer
Research Associate

Daniel Parmer is a research associate at the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies and is a 2008/09 Mandell L. Berman Steinhardt Social Research Institute Fellow.

He received a dual MA in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and Jewish Professional Leadership at Brandeis University and his PhD from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

Hel is primarily involved with research on the American Jewish Population Project at the Steinhardt Social Research Institute.

He is co-author of several articles and studies including the 2005 Boston Jewish Community Study, 2008 Berkshire Jewish Community Study and "Matrilineal Ascent/Patrilineal Descent: The Gender Imbalance in American Jewish Life (2008)." His dissertation (forthcoming) is titled "Determinants of Marriage Among Jewish Young Adults: The Role of Religion, Homogeneity, and Social Networks in the Marriage Market."