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Dr. Liav Orgad

Dr. Liav Orgad

Radzyner Law School

Contact Details

Phone: 972-9-9527222


Liav Orgad is a Senior Lecturer at the IDC Radzyner School of Law and a DRS Research Fellow at the Freie Universität Berlin. He is currently working on a book titled: "Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights" (Oxford Constitutional Theory, under contract). Prior to joining the IDC, he served as an advisor to Israel's National Security Council and the secretary of Israel's Advisory Committee on Immigration Law. In recent years, Orgad held various visiting scholar positions at Harvard Law School, NYU Law School, Columbia School of Law, European University Institute, 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 research was awarded the Russell Sage Presidential Authority Award and the Israel Science Foundation Grant. He 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). He has been granted prominent scholarships, among others, Rothschild, Fulbright, Jean-Monnet, ISEF, and "Our Common Future" Fellowship by 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