SCLP Seminar: Leora Dahan Katz (Hebrew) About the Speaker: Leora Dahan Katz is an Assistant Professor at the Law Faculty of the Hebrew
About the Speaker:
Leora Dahan Katz is an Assistant Professor at the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research focuses on criminal law, criminal theory, legal philosophy and moral philosophy, with special focus on the philosophy of punishment.
Before joining the faculty, Dr. Dahan Katz held a post-doctoral fellowship at the Polonsky Academy for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the Van Leer Jersualem Institute (2016-2019), as well as a fellowship at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, (Legitimization of Modern Criminal Law Research Group-2016).
Dr. Dahan Katz received her LL.M. and J.S.D. from the Yale Law School. During her time at Yale, Dr. Dahan Katz was a Lilian Goldman Fellow and Graduate Director and Fellow at the Yale Centre for Law and Philosophy, where she ran the centre’s activities as well as the Law and Philosophy Speaker Series. Prior to arriving at Yale, she tutored Jurisprudence at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she studied law, philosophy and English literature, completing her degrees magna cum laude. She has published articles in leading peer review journals, including Law and Philosophy, the University of Toronto Law Journal and Ethics. Her work has earned her a variety prizes including the Wolf Foundation Scholarship Prize, the IVR Young Scholar Prize, the Pepita Haezrahi Academic Excellence Prize and the Felix S. Choen Prize for Best Legal Philosophy Paper, as well as a research grant from the Israel Science Foundation.
Paper will be circulated close to the seminar date. Pre-reading optional.
(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Surrey School of Law
Frank Whittle Building (AB) Fifth Floor, Guildford, GU2 7XH