Visiting Professor of Law
LL.B., Dr. Jr., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Prof. Zamir holds an LL.B. (1982) and Dr.Jur. (1989) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is an Augusto Levi Professor of Commercial Law at...Continue Reading
Prof. Zamir holds an LL.B. (1982) and Dr.Jur. (1989) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is an Augusto Levi Professor of Commercial Law at the Hebrew University, where he served as Dean of the Faculty of Law from 2002 to 2005 and currently serves as the Director of the Aharon Barak Center for Interdisciplinary Legal Research.
Prof. Zamir was a visiting scholar or visiting professor at Harvard Law School (1990/1), Yale Law School (1996/7), NYU School of Law (2005/6), Georgetown University Law Center (Fall 2008, Fall 2009), UCLA School of Law (Fall 2010), and University of Zürich Faculty of Law (2011).
Prof. Zamir’s research interests include contract and commercial law and theory; economic and behavioral analysis of law; law and normative ethics. He authored or edited thirteen books (including a book on Law, Economics, and Morality, OUP 2010), and published some forty articles in American and Israeli law reviews, including the Columbia Law Rev., California Law Rev., American Journal of International Law, Virginia Law Rev., and Journal of Legal Studies.
Prof. Zamir has been awarded numerous fellowships and prizes, including the Fulbright Researcher Award (1990/1); the Rothschild Fellowship (1990/91), the Hebrew University President’s Prize for Excellent Young Scholar named after Y. Ben Porat (1994, first recipient), and the Zeltner Prize for Senior Scholar (2011).