Liav Orgad is the Head of the Project Group “International Citizenship Law” at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Director of the Research Group “Global Citizenship Governance” at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, the European University Institute (EUI), Faculty Member at the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies, and an Associate Professor at the Lauder School of Government Diplomacy and Strategy, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya. His research interests include constitutional identity, international jurisprudence, citizenship theory, global migration, and technology. In recent years, Orgad was a Fellow-in-Residence at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, a Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School and FGV Direito Rio, a Marie Curie Fellow at Freie Universität Berlin, a Fulbright and Rothschild Scholar at NYU Law School, and a Jean-Monnet Fellow at the EUI. He is the recipient of the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant (1.5 million Euro, 2017).
Orgad has published in the American Journal of Comparative Law (Oxford), American Journal of Law & Economics (Oxford), International Journal of Constitutional Law (Oxford), and Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence (Cambridge). His book, The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights, was published by Oxford University Press (2016). Orgad’s research was awarded the Russell Sage Presidential Authority Award and the Eric Stein Prize for “best article” by the American Society for Comparative Law. He is a Member of the Global Young Academy, where he heads the Group “Global Migration and Human Rights,” a Member of the Young Academy of Europe, and a former Fellow of the Global Young Faculty.
Orgad holds LL.D. and LL.M. degrees from the Hebrew University (2011, 2005), an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School (2007), and LL.B. and B.A. degrees from his alma mater, IDC Herzliya (2003).