Liav Orgad is an Assistant Professor at the IDC Radzyner School of Law. His research interests include comparative constitutional law, comparative immigration law, constitutional identity, citizenship theory, and multiculturalism. Orgad is currently a DRS Research Fellow at the Freie Universität Berlin working on a book titled: "Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights" (Oxford University Press, under contract). Prior to joining the IDC, Orgad served as an advisor to Israel's National Security Council and as the secretary of Israel's Advisory Committee on Immigration Law.
Orgad has published in top journals, including the American Journal of Comparative Law, American Journal of Law & Economics, International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON), and European Law Journal. His research was awarded the Russell Sage Presidential Authority Award and the Israel Science Foundation Grant. Orgad won numerous prizes, among them Dan David Scholarship Prize for "scholars of exceptional promise" (2013), Fulbright Alumni Prize (2012), Eric Stein Prize for "best scholarly article" by the American Society for Comparative Law (2011), and Wolf Prize for "outstanding achievements of young scholars" (2010).
In recent years, Orgad held various visiting scholar positions at Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, NYU School of Law, and the Roosevelt Academy, The Netherlands. He has been granted prominent scholarships, among others, a Rothschild Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Jean-Monnet Fellowship, an ISEF Fellowship, and the "Our Common Future" Fellowship by the Volkswagen Foundation. Orgad holds LL.D. and LL.M. degrees from the Hebrew University (2011, 2005), an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School (James Kent Scholar, 2007), and LL.B. and B.A. degrees from the IDC Herzliya (2003).