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Liav Orgad

Visiting Professor of Law (Spring 2017)

Liav Orgad

Liav
Orgad
Visiting Professor of Law (Spring 2017)

Liav Orgad is a Part-Time Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, the European University Institute (EUI), Head of the Research Group “Global Citizenship Law” at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, and an Associate Professor at the School of Government, IDC Herzliya. His research interests include constitutional identity, international jurisprudence, citizenship theory, global migration, and political theory. In recent years, Orgad was a Fellowin-Residence at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, a Visiting Professor at FGV Direito Rio, a Marie Curie Fellow at Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, a Fulbright Scholar at NYU Law School, a Jean-Monnet Fellow at the EUI, and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, Universit├Ąt Luzern, and the Roosevelt Academy, the Netherlands. Orgad is the recipient of the German Research Foundation (DFG) Emmy Noether Grant (1.2 million Euro, declined), and of the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant (1.5 million Euro).

Orgad has published in the American Journal of Comparative Law (Oxford Journals), American Journal of Law & Economics (Oxford Journals), International Journal of Constitutional Law (Oxford Journals), and Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence (Cambridge Journals). His book, The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights, has been published by Oxford University Press (Oxford Constitutional Theory, 2016). Orgad’s research was awarded the Russell Sage Presidential Authority Award and the Israel Science Foundation Grant. He has won the Dan David Scholarship Prize for “scholars of exceptional promise” (2013), the Fulbright Alumni Prize (2012), and the Eric Stein Senior Scholar Prize for “best article” by the American Society for Comparative Law (2011). He has been granted various scholarships, among others, Rothschild, Fulbright, Jean-Monnet, Marie Curie, and Global Young Faculty Fellowship by Volkswagen Foundation. Currently, he is a Member of the Global Young Academy (2016-2020).