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Liav Orgad

Distinguished Scholar in Residence

Liav.Orgad@eui.eu

  • BIO

    Liav Orgad is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Peking University School of Transnational Law, the Director of the Research Group “Global Citizenship Governance” at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, the European University Institute (EUI), Head of the Research Group “International Citizenship Law” at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Faculty Member at the Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies (BGTS), and an Associate Professor at the Lauder School of Government, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya. His research focuses on global governance, technological innovation, digitalization, international migration, citizenship studies, and constitutional identity. In recent years, Orgad was a Faculty Fellow 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 “Starting Grant” (1.5 million Euro).

    Orgad has published in the American Journal of Comparative Law (Oxford), American Journal of Law & Economics (Oxford), American Journal of International Law (Cambridge), International Journal of Constitutional Law, ICON (Oxford), Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence (Cambridge), and German Law Journal (Cambridge). He is currently writing a book, The Future of Citizenship: How Technology Shapes Membership and Belonging (Cambridge University Press, under contract). His previous book manuscript, TheCultural Defenseof Nations: A LiberalTheoryof Majority Rights, was published by Oxford University Press (Oxford Constitutional Theory, 2016).

    Orgad’s research was awarded the Russell Sage Presidential Authority Award and the Israel Science Foundation Grant. He has won numerous prizes, among them the Eric Stein Prize for the “best article” by the American Society for Comparative Law, and been granted various scholarships, among others, Fulbright, Jean-Monnet, Marie Curie, ISEF, and Global Young Faculty Fellowship. He is a Member of the Global Young Academy and the Young Academy of Europe.

  • COURSES
    • Law & Justice
    • Citizenship, Technology & Governance
  • PUBLICATIONS

    Book

    • Liav Orgad, The Future of Citizenship: How Technology Shapes Membership and Belonging (under contract). Cambridge University Press.
    • Liav Orgad, The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights (Oxford Constitutional Theory). Oxford University Press, 2016.

    Articles

    • Liav Orgad, “Forced to be Free: The Limit of European Tolerance,” 34 Harvard Human Rights Journal (forthcoming, 2021).
    • Liav Orgad, “The Citizen-Makers: Ethical Dilemmas in Immigrant Integration,” 25(6) European Law Journal 524 (2019).
    • Wessel Reijers, Iris Wuisman Primavera De Filippi, Liav Orgad, et al., “Now the Code Runs Itself: On-Chain and Off-Chain Governance of Blockchain Technologies,” Topoi: An International Review of Philosophy 1 (2018)
    • Liav Orgad, “Liberalism, Allegiance, and Obedience: The Inappropriateness of Loyalty Oaths in A Liberal Democracy,” 17(1) Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence 99 (2014). Cambridge University Press.
    • Badi Hasisi, Yoram Margalioth, and Liav Orgad, “Ethnic Profiling in Airport Screening: Lessons from Israel, 1968-2010,” 14(2) American Law & Economics Review 517 (2012). Oxford University Press.
    • Liav Orgad, “The Preamble in Constitutional Interpretation,” 8(4) International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON) 714 (2011). Oxford University Press.
    • Liav Orgad, “Creating New Americans: The Essence of Americanism under the Citizenship Test,” 47(5) Houston Law Review 1227 (2011).
    • Liav Orgad, “Illiberal Liberalism: Cultural Restrictions on Migration and Access to Citizenship in Europe,” 58(1) American Journal of Comparative Law 53 (2010). Oxford University Press.
    • Liav Orgad and Theodore Ruthizer, “Race, Religion and Nationality in Immigration Selection: 120 Years after the Chinese Exclusion Case,” 26(2) Constitutional Commentary 237 (2010).

    Review Essays

    • Ashley Mantha-Hollands and Liav Orgad, “Citizenship at a Crossroad,” 18(4) International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON) (2021). Oxford University Press.
    • Amnon Rubinstein & Liav Orgad, “Global Migration Crisis,” 62 Justice 30 (2018-19).
    • Liav Orgad, “At Home in Two Countries: The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship. By Peter J. Spiro” (Review Essay), 112(4) American Journal of International Law (2018), 789-795. Cambridge University Press.
    • Liav Orgad, “The Citizenship Puzzle,” 59(2) American Journal of Comparative Law 594 (2011). Oxford University Press.

    Edited Volumes

    • “Constitutional Identity in the Age of Global Migration: Special Issue,” Jurgen Bast and Liav Orgad (eds.), 18(7) German Law Journal, 2017. Cambridge University Press.
    • The Nation State and Immigration: The Age of Population Movements, Anita Shapira, Yedidia Stern, Alexander Yakobson, and Liav Orgad (eds.), 2014. Sussex Academic Press.

     Working Papers Series

    • Cities vs States: Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality? Rainer Bauböck & Liav Orgad (eds.), Florence: European University Institute, RSCAS 2020/16, 2020.
    • A Dystopian Future? The Rise of Social Credit Systems, Liav Orgad & Wessel Reijers (eds.), Florence: European University Institute, RSCAS 2019/94, 2019.
    • Cloud Communities: The Dawn of Global Citizenship? Liav Orgad & Rainer Bauböck (eds.), Florence: European University Institute, RSCAS 2018/28, 2018.
  • EDUCATION
    • LL.D., (Doctor of Laws), School of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    • LL.M., School of Law, Columbia University, USA
    • LL.M., School of Public Policy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    • LL.B., School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC), Israel
    • B.A., School of Government, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC), Israel