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Author photo of Elyakim Kislev.



Dr. Kislev holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University and three master's degrees in counseling, public policy, and sociology. He received the U.S. Department of State Fulbright Fellowship and the Award for Outstanding Fulbright Scholars. Kislev is currently a faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Government at the Hebrew University, specializing in minorities, social policy, and singles studies. 

Kislev is the author of Happy Singlehood: The Rising Acceptance and Celebration of Solo Living, published by University of California Press. The book has been translated into Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Hebrew, and several other languages. Happy Singlehood was featured in The Washington Post, The GuardianHuffPostCosmopolitanThe TimesViceMetroGlobe and Mail, ElleVanity FairNew York Daily News, and on CNN, BBC World News, BBC One, BBC Radio, Bloomberg, and covered by top media outlets around the world. Kislev is a regular contributor to Psychology Today and his articles have garnered hundreds of thousands of reads and are cited frequently.

For more information on Dr. Kislev's book Relationships 5.0: How AI, XR, and Robots Will Reshape Our Emotional Lives, see here.


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