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Dr. Liav Orgad

Dr. Liav Orgad

Radzyner Law School

Contact Details

Phone: 972-9-9527222
Personal Website: Personal Website


Liav Orgad is an Assistant Professor at IDC Radzyner School of Law (on leave), a Marie Curie Fellow at the Freie Universität Berlin, and a Faculty Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. He teaches and researches in the fields of constitutional identity, citizenship theory, comparative immigration law, and legal theory. In recent years, Orgad was a Tikvah Scholar at NYU Law School, a Jean-Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI), a Visiting Professor at FGV Direito Rio, and a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, Columbia School of Law, Universität Luzern, and Roosevelt Academy, The Netherlands.

Orgad has published in the American Journal of Comparative Law, American Journal of Law & Economics, International Journal of Constitutional Law, and European Law Journal. His book, “The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights,” will be published by Oxford University Press (2015). 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), the Eric Stein Senior Scholar Prize for “best scholarly article” by the American Society for Comparative Law (2011), and the Wolf Prize for “outstanding achievements of young scholars" (2010). His studies have been supported by fellowships from Harvard University, NYU Law School, Freie Universität Berlin, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at European University Institute, European Commission, Fulbright Foundation, Rothschild Foundation, and the Volkswagen Foundation.

Orgad holds LL.D. (Doctor of Law) and LL.M. degrees from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2011, 2005), an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School (James Kent Scholar, 2007), and LL.B. and B.A. degrees from his alma mater, the IDC Herzliya (2003).


LL.M., Columbia University

Major research and teaching fields

Comparative Constitutional Law
Constitutional Identity
Comparative Immigration Law
Citizenship Theory