Hanoch Dagan is the Stewart and Judy Colton Professor of Legal Theory and Innovation and the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel-Aviv University. He is a former Dean of Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law and also served as the founding director of the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies, the director of The Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law, and the Editor in Chief of Theoretical Inquiries in Law.
Among his many publications are more than 80 articles in major law reviews and journals, including the Yale Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review, the New York University Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the California Law Review, and the Virginia Law Review. Dagan also has written seven books, including Property: Values and Institutions (Oxford University Press, 2011), Reconstructing American Legal Realism & Rethinking Private Law Theory (Oxford University Press, 2013), and The Choice Theory of Contracts (with Michael Heller) (Cambridge University Press, 2017). He is currently working on a new book – A Liberal Theory of Property (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2020).
Dagan was also the Justin D’Atri Visiting Professor of Law, Business, and Society in the Falls of 2012, 2014, and 2015. He also has been a visiting professor at Yale, Michigan, Cornell, UCLA, and Toronto. Dagan delivered keynote speeches and endowed lectures at Singapore, Alabama, Toronto, Queensland, Cape Town, and Oxford. He is a member of the American Law Institute and the International Academy of Comparative Law. Dagan obtained his LL.M. and J.S.D. from Yale Law School after receiving his LL.B., summa cum laude, from Tel Aviv University.