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Prof. Liav Orgad

Senior Researcher, ICT, Reichman University, & Director, Global Citizenship Governance, EUI Florence & WZB Berlin, Israel

Dr. Liav Orgad is an Associate Professor at the School of Government, Reichman University, a Part-Time Professor at the European University Institute (EUI), and the Head of the Research Group “Global Citizenship Law” at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center. His research interests include international migration, citizenship theory, global governance, constitutional identity, and international jurisprudence. In recent years, Orgad was a Fellow-in-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 Universität 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, Universität Luzern, and the Roosevelt Academy. Orgad is the recipient of the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant (€1.5 million).

Orgad’s book, The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights, has been published by Oxford University Press (2016). His 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 Prize (2012), and the Eric Stein 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 (2016-20).