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Gilad Abiri

Assistant Professor of Law

giladabiri@gmail.com

  • BIO

    Gilad Abiri is an Assistant Professor of Law at Peking University School of Transnational Law and a Visiting Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. His research focuses on questions of political identity in constitutional law. Specifically, he writes in the fields of comparative constitutional law, law and technology and law and religion. His recent work was published in BYU Law Review and the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. Before starting at STL, he was a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, where he also completed his LL.M. in 2016 and J.S.D. in 2020, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Macmillan Center for International Studies at Yale University. He has also spent a year as a Global Postdoctoral Fellow at N.Y.U. Law School, Center for Law and Philosophy. During his doctoral degree, he was a Schell Human Rights Fellow and a junior fellow at the Initiative on Religion, Society, and Politics. Gilad also holds an L.L.M. degree from Tel Aviv Faculty of Law and is a graduate of Adi Lautman Interdisciplinary Program for Outstanding Students at Tel Aviv University. 

  • COURSES
    • Digital Speech Seminar
    • Public Law Workshop
    • Constitutional Law II (Rights) 
  • PUBLICATIONS
    • Moderating from Nowhere, BYU L. Rev (forthcoming)
    • Compromising with Religion, Mich St. L. Rev (forthcoming)
    • The Pandemic Constitution, Colum. J. Transnat’l L. (2021)(Co-authored with Sebastian Guidi)
    • The Distinctiveness of Religion as a Jeffersonian Compromise, Penn St. L. Rev. (2020)
    • Divisiveness, Political Identities and the Establishment Clause, Pace L. Rev. 396 (2020)
    • The Freedom of Religious Nationalism, Asian Journal of Law and Society (2021)
    • The Role of Authority and Sanctity in State–Religion Conflicts, in REGULATING RELIGION IN ASIA: NORMS, MODES, AND CHALLENGES 59–78 (Jaclyn L. Neo, Arif A. Jamal, & Daniel P. S. Goh eds., 2019).


  • EDUCATION
    • L.L.M. and J.S.D., Yale Law School
    • L.L.M. Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law