University of Washington
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

Gad Barzilai

Ph.D., MA.; LL.B., LL.S [JD], Professor of Political Science, Law & International Studies
 

Address: Jackson School of International Studies &
Law, Societies, and Justice [LSJ] Program;
Comparative Law and Societies Studies [CLASS];
University of Washington, WA, USA

Tel: (206) 685-0578 (office); (206) 353-3169 (Mobile); (206) 417-3103 (Home).
E-mail: gbarzil@u.washington.edu
Web Site: http://faculty.washington.edu/gbarzil/
Twitter: www.twitter.com/gbarzil
 

Personal Information

Date and Place of Birth - 1958, Tel Aviv, Israel


Academic Education

June-September 1988
Michigan University
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Certificate of ICSPR.
Political Science & Social and Policy Studies.
Advanced statistical and methodological analysis.

1987 - 1989
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
Fulbright Scholar. Post Doctorate.
Political Science & Social, Legal and Policy Studies
 

1983-1987
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel
Ph.D in Political Science (with letters of distinction)

1978-1982
Tel-Aviv University
Tel-Aviv, Israel
LL.B [Law School ] (Cum Laude)

1983
LL.S.[Israel Bar]
Lawyer's License
(specialized in public, international and commercial law)

1980-1982
Bar Ilan University
Ramat-Gan, Israel
MA (Summa Cum Laude)
Political Science & International Relations

1976-1979
Bar Ilan University
Ramat-Gan, Israel
BA (Summa Cum Laude)
--Political Science;
--General History; Judaism.
 

Research Themes: 
 
Political socio-legal dis/order in times of warfare and emergencies
multivariate qualitative [and some quantitative] models that combine sociopolitical and legal variables that are  significantly contributing to dis/order.
 

Political elite and 'rally around the flag' phenomenon
multivariate quantitative and qualitative models, which explain how political elite are using economic factors and military force to control the polity.
 

Legitimacy sources of Supreme Courts- mythological sources
how myths are shaping judicial legitimacy in addition to and relative to diffuse and specific sources of judicial legitimacy.
 

Non-judicial legal institutions and political conflicts
How institutions alike central banks, state comptroller and government lawyers are acquiring and maintaining power.
 

Human rights - universalism and its contexts
Unveiling issues around citizenship and human rights in political conflicts.
 

Law and communities - how non-ruling communities may attain justice?
A critical communitarian theory that analyzes and explicates the contributions of non-ruling communities to social justice and equality.
 

Law and Religion - the place of religion in law and the place of law in religion
A genealogical explication of religion in law from ancient times to modernity.
 

Political corruption
Analysis of cultural, institutional and social class origins of political corruption among the general elite and the public.
 

Lawyers and the liberal project
How lawyers affect liberal democracy both as economic entrepreneurs and as political agents.
 

Legal rights in cyberspace
How cyberspace forms and shapes power, regulation and legal rights.
 

The epistemology of law and society scholarship
Which epistemological mechanisms generate various types of knowledge that are produced by scholars of law and society.
 

The genealogy of law in political power
How law and politics have interacted in order to form boundaries of power. 

 

Academic Experience

Full Tenured Professor & Pruzan Chair 2008-
University of Washington
Jackson School of International Studies and Law, Societies, and Justice Program [LSJ] & Comparative Law and Societies Studies Center [CLASS] 
 
Full Tenured Professor Since 2006
University of Washington
Professor of International Studies, Law & Political Science
Jackson School of International Studies and Law, Societies, and Justice Program [LSJ] & Comparative Law and Societies Studies Center [CLASS] 
 

Adjunct Professor Since 2005
University of Washington
Law School


Visiting Professor
2004-5
University of Washington
Jackson School of International Studies & Law, Societies, and Justice Program [LSJ]


Professor
Since 2002
Tel-Aviv University, Political Science Department & Co-Founder and Co-Director, Program of Law, Society, and Politics.
 

Adjunct Professor Since 1996
Tel-Aviv University, Law School
 

Visiting Associate Professor 1999-2000
Berkeley University, Center for the Study of Law and Society


Tenured Associate Professor
1994-2002
Tel-Aviv University, Political Science Department & Co-Founder and Co-Director, Program of Law, Society, and Politics.
 

Research Fellow 1994-2002
Yale University, Department of Political Science and International Security Program
 

Visiting Assistant Professor 1993-1994
Yale University, Department of Political Science  [Counter offer- Harvard University]
 

Visiting Assistant Professor, Berman Chair 1992-1993
Lehigh University, Department of Political Science & Program of Jewish Studies & Lafayette College, Department of Government and Law
 

Assistant Professor 1990-1994
Tel-Aviv University,  Political Science Department
 

Lecturer 1988-1989
Tel-Aviv University, Political Science Department
[counter-offer: Yale University]

 

Instructor 1986-1987
Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Political Science Department
 

Instructor 1980-1987
Bar-Ilan University, Political Science Department
 

Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant 1977-1980
Bar-Ilan University, Political Science Department



Professional Affiliations and Activities [short list]

Vice President, American Association for Israel Studies 2009-2011

Board of Editors, Law and Society Review Since 2010

Board Member, American Association for Israel Studies Since 2007

Board of Editors, Comparative Political Studies Since 2006

Board Member, Israel Studies Forum, Journal of American Association of Israel Studies Since 2005

Board Member, Studies in Law, Politics, Society Since 2005

Referee (selected list): APSR, JCR, Law & Society Review, Law & Social Inquiry, NSF, ISF Since 1988

Member of Board of Trustees, Law and Society Association 2003-7

Chair, FLAS Scholarships, International Studies Center, University of Washington 2007

Co-Director, Law, Politics and Society Program (a joint Program of Law, Sociology and

Chair, Membership Committee, Law and Society Association 2005 -6

Chair, Graduate program Law, Politics and Society, Tel-Aviv University 1996-2004

Member, Executive Board, Ethics Committee, Mishkanot Shananim, Jerusalem 2002-4

Editor of the journal Politics 2001-4

Chair, Ph.D. Studies, Political Science Department, Tel Aviv University 2002-4

Member of Program Committee, Law & Society Association 2003

Board Member of AJPS (American Journal of Political Science) 2000-2

Board of Directors, AIS, Association for Israel Studies 2000-2

First Founding Director, Dan David Prize 1999-2002

Co-Founder, Co-Chair, Israel Association of Law and Society 1999-2000

International Activities Committee, Law & Society Association 1998-9

Chair, Graduate Studies, Political Science Department, Tel Aviv University 1996-8

Board Member of the Israeli Association for Political Science 1994-7

Chair, Faculty Research Seminar, Department of Political Science Tel Aviv University 1994-6

Political and Legal Adviser, Ministry of Economy and Planning, Israel 1995-6

Member, International Security Program, Yale University 1994

Representative to the Senate, Lecturers of Social Sciences Faculty, Tel-Aviv University 1991-2

Member, Social Sciences Faculty Teaching Committee, Tel-Aviv University 1990-1

Member, ISPS (Institute for Social and Political Studies), Yale University 1990-1

Legal Advisor in Public Law 1982-7

Teaching Experience (selected list)

- Comparative Law and Courts (undergraduate, University of Washington)

Global Issues of Law and Political Power (graduate and undergraduate course, University of Washington).

  • The Place of Law in Multiculturalism (undergraduate and graduate course, University of Washington)
  • State, Law and Society (undergraduate and graduate course, University of Washington)
  • Politics of Law, Politics and Law (undergraduate and graduate course, University of Washington)
  • Issues in Law and Society (graduate course, Law School and Political Science Department, Tel Aviv University)
  • Rulers and Rights (undergraduate and graduate course. Political Science Department, Tel Aviv University)
  • Law and Politics: Israel and Other Political Regimes (undergraduate and graduate course, Law School, Tel Aviv University)
  • Law, Politics and National Security (undergraduate and graduate course, Law School and Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
  • Globalization: Human Rights and Political Regimes (graduate seminar, Political Science Department, Tel Aviv University)
  • Feminist Theories of Human Rights (graduate seminar, Political Science Department, Tel Aviv University)
  • Political Corruption (graduate seminar, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
  • Globalization, Rulers, Power and Rights (graduate seminar, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
  • Communities, Conflicts and Legal Rights (undergraduate seminar, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
  • Obedience and Disobedience to Law (undergraduate and graduate seminar, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
  • Democracy and National Security (undergraduate and graduate course, Department of Political Science and Law School, Tel Aviv University)
  • Selective Issues in Israeli Law and Politics (undergraduate course, Department of Political Science, and graduate course, Tel Aviv University, Law School)
  • Political Power, Social Conflicts and Legal Issues (undergraduate course, Lehigh University)
  • Wars and Internal Order (undergraduate course, Department of Political Science, Lehigh University; department of Governance and Law, Lafayette College).
  • Political Power and Human Rights (Department of Political Science, Yale University).
  • Wars, Internal Conflicts and Human Rights (Department of Political Science, Yale University).
  • Israeli Political regime (undergraduate course, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
  • Wars, Internal Conflicts, Political Order (undergraduate and graduate courses, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
  • Human Rights (graduate seminar, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
  • Israel Law and Culture (graduate and undergraduate course, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
  • Judges and Politicians (undergraduate course, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University& Hebrew University of Jerusalem))
  • Rulers and the Rule of Law (undergraduate and graduate course, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University))
  • Qualitative Research Methods- How to Use Bibliographic Sources (undergraduate course, Hebrew University, Jerusalem).
  • Methodology and Research Methods in Political Science (undergraduate course, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)
     

Average scores in courses during the years, given by undergrdaute and graduate students, were about 6.6 on a scale between 1-7 [7 is the highest score]. 0r 4.6 on a scale between 1-5 [5 is the highest score].
 

Since 1989 I was teaching more than 14,000 students from diversity of countries, including, but not exclusively, from Israel, USA, Australia, Bosnia, Serbia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Norway, Poland, Italy, Malaysia, Spain, The Czech Republic, Russia, Sweden, Palestine, Egypt, Slovenia, Iran, Libya, Mexico, Turkey, India, China, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Supervising Experience of Graduate Students (PhD, JD, and MA; selected list)

 

  • Amnesty and National Sovereignty, Ph.d (Political Science, University of Washington, 2010)
  • Legal Pluralism and Women Status in Israel and Turkey, Ph.d. (Jackson School of International Studies, Department of Political Science, and Comparative Law and Society Studies, University of Washington, 2009)
  • Amnesty and National Sovereignty, MA (Political Science, University of Washington, 2009)
  • Corruption and Law: The Case of Ukraine, MA (JSIS, University of Washington, 2009).
  • The Status of Languages in Taiwan , Ph. D. (Law School, University of Washington).
  • Legal Pluralism in Israel, Egypt and India Ph.d. (Jackson School of International Studies, Department of Political Science, and Comparative Law and Society Studies, University of Washington, 2007) Ph. D. was confirmed.
  • Religion, Citizenship and Gender among Arab-Palestinians in Israel Ph.d. Jackson School of International Studies, Department of Political Science, and Comparative Law and Society Studies, University of Washington, 2008) Ph. D. was confirmed.
  • Citizenship in the Arab-Muslim World, Ph.d. (Jackson School of International Studies, Department of Political Science, and Comparative Law and Society Studies, University of Washington)
  • Violence and Hermeneutics in Judicial Rulings. Ph.d. (Law School, in progress).
  • Constitutional Rulings and Liberalism, Ph.d. (Political Science, in progress).
  • Extra Judicial Killings and Law, Ph.d. (Law School, in progress).
  • Political Censorship, Military Censorship and the Media MA (Political Science, 2006)
  • Political Corruption and the Political Party System MA (Political Science, 2006)
  • Democracies in Rifted Societies: Legal Patriotism in India and Israel. Ph.d (Political Science, 2006).
  • Civil Supervision over Military Authorities. Ph.d.. (Law School, in progress).
  • Conflict Resolution through Mediation in Multidimensional Conflicts. MA. (Law School, 2005).
  • Collective Exemption from Military Service. MA (Political Science, 2004).
  • Truth & Reconciliation Committees: The South African Experience and Lessons for Israel. MA (Political Science, 2003).
  • Religious Obedience and Disobedience to Secular Law. MA (Political Science, 2003).  
  • National Security Arguments in HCJ Rulings in Appeals by Arab-Palestinians. MA (Political Science, 2003).
  • New Politics and the Law of Environment. MA (Political Science, 2003).
  • Education and Feminist Voices among Ultra-Orthodox Women. MA (Political Science, 2003).
  • Does the Media Foster a Social Change? MA (Political Science, 2002).
  • Indirect Signaling of Supreme Courts as a Strategic Behavior. MA (Political Science, 2002).
  • Conscientious Objection to Law and State Strategies. MA (Political Science, 2002).
  • Violence against Women in Law and Society. MA (Political Science, 2002).
  • The General Prosecution and the Public Interest. MA (Political Science, 2001).
  • The High Court of Justice and the Socioeconomic Status of Women. MA (Political Science, 2000).
  • Civil Marriage and State-Church Relations. MA (Political Science, 1998).
  • International Regimes and the Ecology. MA (Political Science, 1997).
  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorist Legislation. MA (Political Science, 1996).
  • Zionism Vs. Orientalism: Political Ethnicity and Citizenship. MA (Political Science, 1995).
  • Law and the Control of Consciousness. MA (Political Science, 1992).
  • The Israeli Intellectuals and the Social Order. MA (Political Science, 1992).
  • Right Wing Ideologies in Israel from Intergenerational Perspectives. MA (Political Science, 1991).
  • Political Liberalism in Israel 1948-1973. MA (Political Science, 1991).
     

Personal Awards,Grants and Prizes(selected list)

2007

  • Dean's grant, global series of speakers, University of Washington
  • Jewish Studies grant for developing a course on Israel 2007
  • Global Studies, JSIS, grant, University of Washington 2007
  • Simpson Center grant, University of Washington 2007
  • Yonathan Shapiro Prize for the Best Book on Israel Studies 2004

2004

American Bar Foundation

1995-2004

Foundation of Basic Research Grant, Tel-Aviv University

1997-1998

Israeli Democratic Institute research grant

1996

NSF research grant

1995, 1989-1990

Faculty of Social Sciences grant

1995, 1990-1991

Pinchas Sapir research grant

1992-1993

Chair, Berman Center for Jewish Studies, Lehigh University

1987-1988

Fulbright Fellowship, Yale University, Political Science, Social, Legal and Policy Studies

1986-1987

Post-Doctorate Hebrew University grant

1986

Brigadier Nachman Karni Prize for Ph.D., Ben -Gurion Foundation.

1984

Hebrew University Ph.D. research grant

1981

Bar-Ilan University MA Prize

1979

Colonel Oded Erez Prize, Bar Ilan University

1978

Bar-Ilan University BA Prize

Associations

Since 1986

  • Israeli Association for Political Science
  • Israeli Association for Law and Society

Since 1988

American Political Science Association

Since 1993

American Association for Israel Studies

Since 1994

American Research Committee on Comparative Judicial Studies of the International Political Science Association

Since 1997

Law and Society Association

Since 1994

International Political Science Association

1988-1994

International Studies Association
 

Professional Academic Publications

Books

  1. Gad Barzilai, Dancing with Jupiter: Power and Genealogy of Law in Polity, [in progress, in contracting process, University of Michigan Press, expected to be published, 2011]
  2. Gad Barzilai, Communities and Law: Politics and Cultures of Legal Identities (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2003). [second print, March 2005] [Prize winner- The Best Book Award, 2003, AIS; selected for a roundtable in the Law and Society Association, Chicago 2004]
  3. Gad Barzilai, Wars, Internal Conflicts, and Political Order (New York: State University of New York Press, 1996).
  4. Gad Barzilai (with Zeev Segal and Efraim Yaar), The Israeli Supreme Court and the Israeli Public (Tel-Aviv: Tel-Aviv University Press, 1994). [Hebrew & English Synopsis]
  5. Gad Barzilai, A Democracy in Wartime: Conflict and Consensus in Israel (Tel-Aviv: Sifriat Polaim, 1992). [Hebrew]


 

Monographs

  1. Gad Barzilai, Institutional Split: The Attorney General and the General Prosecution Office: Israel in Comparative Perspective (Jerusalem: Israel Institute for Democracy, 2010). [Hebrew]
  2. Gad Barzilai (with David Nachmias), State Comptroller: Authority and Responsibility. Principles, Institutions in Comparative Perspective, Analysis and Recommendations for Reforms. No. 10. (Jerusalem: Israel Institute for Democracy, 1998. [Hebrew] [English Synopsis]
  3. Gad Barzilai (with Michael Keren), Inclusion of Peripheral Groups in Law and Society in Times of Peace. No. 9. (Jerusalem: Israel Institute for Democracy, 1998). [Hebrew] [English Synopsis]
  4. Gad Barzilai (with David Nachmias), Israel Central Bank: Authority and Responsibility. Principles, Institutions in Comparative Perspective, Analysis and Recommendations for Reforms. No. 8. (Jerusalem: Israel Institute for Democracy, 1997). [Hebrew] [English Synopsis]
  5. Gad Barzilai (with David Nachmias), The Attorney General: Authority and Responsibility. Principles, Institutions in Comparative Perspective, Analysis and Recommendations for Reforms. No. 6. (Jerusalem: Israel Institute for Democracy, 1997). [Hebrew] [English Synopsis]
  6. Gad Barzilai (with Giora Goldberg and Efraim Inbar), The Impact of Intercommunal Conflict: The Intifada and Israeli Public Opinion (Jerusalem: Leonard Davis Institute, 1991)

Edited Books

  1. Gad Barzilai (ed.) Law and Religion. In: The International Library of Essays in Law and Society (Ashgate, 2007).
  2. Gad Barzilai and Shimon Shetreet (ed.), Freedom of Expression. Politics. Vol. 13 (2005). [Hebrew].
  3. Gad Barzilai (ed.), Political Violence. Politics. Vol. 11-12 (2004). [Hebrew]
  4. Gad Barzilai (ed.), Human Rights. Politics. Vol. 10 (2003). [Hebrew]
  5. Gad Barzilai (ed.), Law and Politics. Israel Journal of Criminal Justice 8 (1999). [Hebrew & abstracts in English]
  6. Gad Barzilai, Aharon Klieman, and Gil Shidlo (eds.), The Gulf Crisis and Its Global Aftermath (London and New York: Routledge, 1993).

Refereed Articles

Under Work towards Final Publication

  1. Gad Barzilai and Karine Barzilai-Nahon, "Gated Justice, Information Control and Citizenship Law: Unification of Palestinian Families and Citizenship Law".
  2. Gad Barzilai, "Islands of Silence: Do Democracies Kill?" Solicited by Law & Policy.[based on plenaries' papers presented in the Law and Society meetings, in Budapest, 2000, and Chicago, 2004).
  3. Gad Barzilai, "Modernity and Terrorism: Legal Complexities, Political Paradoxes, and Social Challenges. [based on a paper presented in the Comparative Law Research Seminar, University of Washington Law School, 2005].
  4. Gad Barzilai, “Community, Law, and Politics of Rights: Looking Below and Above the Bridge.” [based on a paper submitted in the LSJ faculty seminar, University of Washington, 2005]
  5. Gad Barzilai, Ayelet Harel-Shalev, “Legal Rights and Governance in Highly Divided Societies: Democratic Endurance without Power-Sharing”

Published or In Print 
 

  1. Gad Barzilai and Ilan Peleg, "Engineering the Law and Justice Deconstruction: Ideologies of Knowledge in Law and Politics in Israel and Beyond." Journal of Comparative Law 5 (2) Spring 2010 [forthcoming].
  2. Gad Barzilai, “Courts as Agents of a Social Change?” in Menachem Mautner, Neta Ziv, Dafna Hacker (eds.) Is Law Important? [Forthcoming, 2010]
  3. Gad Barzilai, “ 'Who is a Jew?' Categories, Boundaries, Communities and Citizenship Law in Israel” Susan Glenn, Naomi Sokoloff (eds.) Boundaries of Jewish Identities (University of Washington Press, 2010).
  4. Gad Barzilai, "Beyond Relativism: Where is Political Power in Legal Pluralism." Theoretical Inquiries in Law 9 (2) (2008): 395-416.
  5. Gad Barzilai, “The King is Not Naked- Why Law is Political” Haifa Law Journal (2008): 55-79 [Hebrew]
  6. Gad Barzilai, “Merits or Networking? On the Legal Logic and the Struggels against Corruption.” In Daphne Barak-Eerez, Mordechai Kremnitzer, and Doron Nevot (eds), Law and Conflicts of Interests (2009). Forthcoming [Hebrew]
  7. Gad Barzilai, “The Ambivalent Language of Lawyers in Israel: Liberal Politics, Economic Liberalism, Silence and Dissent.” In Terry C. Halliday, Lucien Karpik, and Malcolm M. Feeley (eds.) Fighting for Political Freedom: Comparative Studies of the Legal Complex and Political Liberalism (Hart Publications, 2007) pp. 247-279. The article will be published also in Hebrew in Ha'Mishpat (April 2010)
  1. Gad Barzilai, “Cultural Identities.” David S. Clark (ed.) Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives (Sage Publications, 2007). Forthcoming.
  2. Gad Barzilai, “Obedience.” David S. Clark (ed.) Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives (Sage Publications, 2007). Forthcoming.
  3. Gad Barzilai, “The Need for Political Research of Law and Local-Global Religions.” In Gad Barzilai (ed.) Law and Religion (Ashgate, 2007) pp. 11-27.
  4. Gad Barzilai, "Law and Social Inequality in Israel" Uri Ram, Nitza Berkovitz (eds.) Inequality in Israel (Beer Sheva: Ben Gurion University, 2007) pp. 274-281 [Hebrew]
  5. Karine Barzilai-Nahon and Gad Barzilai, “Cultured Technology: Internet and Religious Fundamentalism” The Information Society Vol 21 (1)(2005): 25- 40. Also reprinted in: Gad Barzilai (ed.) Law and Religion. In: The International Library of Essays on Law and Society (Dartmouth/Ashgate, 2007) pp. 301-316.
    Gad Barzilai and Karine Barzilai-Nahon, "Freedom of Speech and Imaginary Freedom in Cyberspace: On Resurrection of Censorship." Law, Society, and Culture. Vol. 3 (2006): 485-512 [Hebrew].  Also reprinted in: the ISOC-IL (Internet Society Association in Israel) Magazine, Vol.5(9)
    Gad Barzilai, “ The Evasive Facets of Law: Litigation as Collective Action.” Adhala Newsltter. February 2005. [article also published in Arabic and Hebrew.]
  6. Gad Barzilai, "Parliamentarism in Decline: Referenda from a Political Constitutional Perspective" in Dana Arieli-Horowitz (ed.) Phantom in Politics: Referenda in Israel (Jerusalem: Magness, 2006) pp. 193- 206. [Hebrew]
  7. Gad Barzilai, “Culture of Patriarchy in Law: Violence from Antiquity to Modernity”, Law & Society Review Vol. 38 (4) (2004) 864-887. [article was ranked 7th as the most uploaded article of law and society published in the LSR between 2003-2005]
  1. Gad Barzilai, “The Redemptive Principle of Particularistic Obligations: A Legal Political Inquiry.” The Responsive Community, 14 (2-3) (Spring- Summer, 2004): 133-137.
  2. Gad Barzilai, “How Far Do Justices Go: The Limits of Judicial Decisions” in Alan Dowty (ed.) Critical Issues in Israeli Society (London and Westport: Praeger, 2004) pp. 55-67.
  3. Gad Barzilai, “Legal Categorizations and Religion: Politics of Modernity, Faith and Power” in Austin Sarat (ed.) Companion to Law and Society (NYC and London: Blackwell, 2004) pp. 392-409.
  4. Gad Barzilai, “Nationalism and a Missed Communalism” in Gila Menachem and David Nachmias (eds.) Studies in Tel Aviv-Jaffa (Tel Aviv: Ramot, 2004) pp. 61-73. [Hebrew & English Abstract]
  5. Gad Barzilai, “Law as a Means to Form 'Patriotism': The Construction of the Desirable Citizen in Democracies.” In Daniel Bar-Tal and Avner Ben-Amos (eds.) Patriotism. (Tel Aviv: Ha'Kibutz Ha'Meuchad, 2004). [Hebrew]
  6. Gad Barzilai, “The Different Among Us: Law and Political Boundaries of Religious Fundamentalism.” Tel Aviv Law Journal 27 (2) (2004): 1- 39. [Hebrew & English Abstract].
  7. Gad Barzilai, “Justices as Policy- Makers” in Dani Korn (ed.), Public Policy in Israel (New York: Lexington Books, 2002) pp. 71-77.
  8. Gad Barzilai, “The Case of Azmi Bishara: Political Immunity and Freedom in Israel” MERIP [Middle East Report] 80 (2000).
  9. Gad Barzilai, “A Political and Legal Culture” in Efraim Yuchtman-Yaar and Zeev Shavit (eds.) Trends in Israeli Society (Tel Aviv: The Open University Press, 2001) 1: 100 [Hebrew]
  10. Gad Barzilai, “Reconciliation Between Communities: A Human Rights Approach.” Israeli Sociology 3 (2) (2001): 297-311. [Hebrew]
  11. Gad Barzilai, “Law is Politics.” UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs 6(1) (spring, summer 2001): 207-213.
  12. Gad Barzilai, "Civil Supervision Over the Armed Forces." In Chapters of Life: To the Memory of Chaim Avital (Tel Aviv: Defence Ministry, 2001), pp. 85-91. [Hebrew]
  13. Gad Barzilai, “Referendum: Parliamentarianism or Populism”, Politics. Journal of Political Science and International Relations, Vol. 5 (2000), pp. 47-59. [Hebrew]
  14. Gad Barzilai, “Fantasies of Liberalism and Liberal Jurisprudence: State Law, Politics, and the Israeli-Arab-Palestinian Community.” Israel Law Review, Vol.34 (2000): 425- 451.
  15. Gad Barzilai, “Parliamentarianism and Its Opponents: The Politics of Liberal Law.” In Hanna Herzog (ed.) Israel in Mirror: The Social Science Faculty Book in Memory of Yonathan Shapiro (Tel Aviv: Ramot, 2000), pp. 359-377. [Hebrew]
  16. Gad Barzilai, “Community, Law and Identities among Israeli-Arab- Palestinians.” Adalah Law Review Vol. 1 (Fall 1999): 9-11. [article also published in Arabic and Hebrew]
  17. Gad Barzilai, “War, Democracy, and Internal Conflict: Israel in a Comparative Perspective” Comparative Politics 31(3) (April 1999): 317-336.
  18. Gad Barzilai, “Center against Periphery: Politics and Law of 'Prevention of Terrorism Acts'.” Israel Journal of Criminal Justice Vol. 8 (1999): 229-249. [Hebrew & English Abstract]
  19. Gad Barzilai, “Courts as Hegemonic Institutions: The Israeli Supreme Court in a Comparative Perspective,” Israel Affairs 5 (2&3) (Winter and Spring: 1999): 15-33. [Reprinted in: David Levi-Faur, Gabriel Sheffer, and David Vogel (eds.) Israel, The Dynamics of Change and Continuity (London: Frank Cass, 1998)]
  1. Gad Barzilai, “The Argument of “National Security” in Politics and Jurisprudence,” in Daniel Bar-Tal, Dan Jacobson, and Aharon Klieman (eds.), Security Concerns: Insights from the Israeli Experience (Greenwich: JAI Press, 1998), pp. 243-265.
  2. Gad Barzilai, “Political Partisan Decline and the Legal System.” In Dani Korn (ed.) The Decline of Political Parties (Tel Aviv: Zemora Bitan, 1998), pp. 116-125. [Hebrew]
  3. Gad Barzilai and David Nachmias, “Governmental Lawyering in the Political Sphere: Advocating the Leviathan,” Israel Studies 3(2) (Fall,1998): 30-46. [article was also published in Hebrew and Arabic]
  4. Gad Barzilai “Courts as Hegemonic Institutions and Social Change.” Politics Vol. 3 (December 1998): 31-51. [Hebrew]
  5. Gad Barzilai, “Partisan Leadership and Electoral Laws: The Israel Domain in Context” in Palestine, Jordan, Israel: Building a Base for Common Scholarship and Understanding in the New Era of the Middle East (Jerusalem: PASSIA- Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs, Jerusalem, 1997) pp. 243-257.
  6. Gad Barzilai, “An Institutional-Constitutional Change and Political Behavior: The Elections in Tel-Aviv-Jaffa (1993) and Split-Ticket Voting.” In Gila Menachem and David Nachmias (eds.) Tel Aviv Studies (Tel Aviv: Ramot, 1997) Vol. II, pp. 141-165. (Hebrew & English Abstract).
  7. Gad Barzilai, “Political Institutions and Conflict Resolution: The Israeli Supreme Court and the Peace Process,” Ilan Peleg (ed.)., The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997) pp. 87- 106.
  8. Gad Barzilai, “Between the Rule of Law and the Laws of the Ruler: Israeli Legal Culture and the Supreme Court,” International Social Science Journal 152 (June 1997): 193-208

Translated to French, Arabic, Russian, and Spanish.

  1. Gad Barzilai (with E. Inbar and G. Goldberg), “Positions on National Security of Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Political Leadership,” Journal of Developing Societies 13(2) (August 1997): 1-13.
  2. Gad Barzilai, “State, Society, and National Security: Mass Communication and Wars.” In Moshe Lissak, Baruch Knei-Paz (eds.) Israel Towards 2000 (Jerusalem: Magness, 1996). (Hebrew)  Reprinted in: D. Caspi, Y. Limor, Mass Media in Israel (Tel Aviv: Open University, 1998), pp. 645- 662.
  3. Gad Barzilai, "Who is Fearful of the Supreme Court" Panim- Quarterly for Society, Culture, and Education 1 (1997): 36-44. [Hebrew]
  4. Gad Barzilai, “Wars and Interruptions in a Democratic Political System” in Benjamin Noiberger (ed.) Democracy and National Security (Tel Aviv: Open University, 1996). (Hebrew)
  5. Gad Barzilai and Efraim Inbar, “The Use of Force: Israeli Public Opinion on Military Options,” Armed Forces and Society 23(1) (Fall, 1996): 49-80.
  6. Gad Barzilai, "National Security and Freedom of the Press: The Pentagon Papers' Affair and Its Theoretical Implications" Psiphas 3 (1996): 57-69 [Hebrew]
  7. Gad Barzilai and Ilan Peleg, “Israel and Future Borders: A Multidimensional Approach to the Assessment of a Dynamic Process,” Journal of Peace Research, 31(1) (1994): 59-73.
  8. Gad Barzilai, “Territory, State, and Power: The 1992 Elections,” in E. Karsh and G. Mahler (eds.) Israel at Crossroads: The Challenge of Peace (London: British Academic Press, New York: St. Martin, 1994) pp. 137-150.
  9. Gad Barzilai, Efraim Yuctman-Yaar, Zeev Segal, “The Deportation Case: The Rule and the Rule of Law”, Israel Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 4 (1994): 9-16 [Hebrew & English Abstract]
  10. Gad Barzilai with Ephraim Yuchtman-Yaar, and Zeev Segal, “Supreme Courts and Public Opinion: General Paradigms and the Israeli Case,” Law and Courts, 4(3) (1994): 3-6.
  11. Gad Barzilai and Eli Rekhess, “Israel- 1991,” Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XV (1993): 449-481.
  12. Bruce Russett and Gad Barzilai, “The Political Economy of Military Actions: The United States and Israel,” in Alex Mintz (ed.), The Political Economy of Military Spending in the United States (London and New York: Routledge, 1992), pp. 155-181.
  13. Gad Barzilai, “State and Society in Israel during the Gulf War,” in Gad Barzilai, Aharon Klieman and Gil Shidlo (eds.) The Gulf Crisis and its Global Aftermath (London and New York: Routledge, 1992), pp. 129-145.
  14. Gad Barzilai and Gideon Doron, “Under the Veil of Uncertainty,” in Gad Barzilai, Aharon Klieman and Gil Shidlo (eds.), The Gulf Crisis and its Global Aftermath (London and New York: Routledge, 1992), pp. 275-294.
  15. Gad Barzilai and Eli Rekhess, “Israel - 1990,” Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XIV (1992): 424-456.
  16. Gad Barzilai and Efraim Inbar, “Do Wars Have an Impact? Israeli Public Opinion After the Gulf War,” Jerusalem Journal of International Relations (March 1992): 48-64.
  17. Gad Barzilai and Michael Keren, “Cultural Orientations and Hero Images,” Newsletter of Israeli Studies, (May 1992): 7-10.
  18. Gad Barzilai, "The Media in Wartime" Qesher [Communication] 10 (1991): 25-32. [Hebrew]
  19. Gad Barzilai, “Israel - 1989,” Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XIII (1991): 419-445.
  20. Gad Barzilai and Gideon Doron, “The Middle East Power Balance: Israel's Attempts to Understand Changes in Soviet-Arab Relations,” International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, 5 (1) (1991): 35-47.
  21. Gad Barzilai, Efraim Inbar, and Giora Goldberg, “Israeli Leadership and Public Attitudes toward Federal Solutions for the Arab-Israeli Conflict Before and After Desert Storm,” Publius, 29 (3) (Summer 1991): 191-209.
  22. Gad Barzilai and Yossi Shain, “Israeli Democracy at a Crossroads: A Crisis of Non-Governability,” Government and Opposition, 26 (3) (July 1991): 345-367.
  23. Gad Barzilai, “A Jewish Democracy at War: Attitudes of Jewish Secular Political Parties in Israel towards the Question of War (1948-1988),” Comparative Strategy, 9 (3) (1990): 179-194.
  24. Gad Barzilai and Bruce Russett, “The Political Economy of Israeli Military Actions,” in Asher Arian and Michal Shamir (eds.), Elections in Israel - 1988 (Boulder: Westview Press, 1990), pp. 13-35.
  25. Gad Barzilai,“National Security Crisis and Voting Behavior: The Palestinian Uprising in the Territories and the Israeli Elections 1988,” in Asher Arian and Michal Shamir (eds.), Elections in Israel - 1988 (Boulder: Westview Press, 1990), pp. 65-76.
  26. Gad Barzilai, “Democratic Regimes During War and Post-War Period: The Case of Israel” International Problems- Society and Politics 29 (1-2) (1990): 20-36.
  27. Gad Barzilai, Giora Goldberg, “The Weaknesses of the Israeli Political System.” In Bernard Susser (ed.) The Israeli Political System (Ramat Gan: Bar Ilan University, 1987), pp. 5 - 42. [Hebrew]

 

Review Articles (in Professional Journals)

  1. Gad Barzilai, “Social Rights and Politics.” Law and Politics Book Review (2009)
  2. Gad Barzilai, “Law and Culture in Israel” Israel (December 2009) Forthcoming.
  3. Gad Barzilai, “Symbols in Law: Outlawing Pigs as a Methaphor” Government and Law 11 (3) (2008) Forthcoming [Hebrew]
  4. Gad Barzilai, on “Masters of Illusion: The Supreme Court and the Religious Clauses” Law and Politics Book Review (December 2007).
  5. Gad Barzilai, on “Global Liberalism, Local Populism” Perspective on Politics (December 2007).
  6. Gad Barzilai, “Law, Culture, and Ritual.” Law and Politics Book Review 16 (5) (May 2006).
  7. Gad Barzilai, “The Geography of Law” Law and Politics Book Review 16 (10) (October 2006).
  8. Gad Barzilai, "Occupation and International Law." Middle East Association Newsletter (Fall, 2006)
  9. Gad Barzilai, “Theory and Civic Criticism of Miliitarism.” Theory and Criticism (2004). [Hebrew]
  10. Gad Barzilai, “Legal History from Alternative Perspective” Politics 10 (Winter 2003): 123-124 [Hebrew]
  11. Gad Barzilai, “The Decline of the Arab-Israeli Conflict.” American Political Science Review 93 (1) (March 1999): 244-245.
  12. Gad Barzilai, “Intimate Enemies” International Journal of Middle East Studies (August 1997): 429-431.
  13. Gad Barzilai, “Human Rights in the West Bank and Gaza: Legacy and Politics,” Israel Studies Bulletin, 11(2) (Spring 1996): 30-32.
  14. Gad Barzilai, “Between East and West,” Jerusalem Journal of International Relations, 13(2) (June 1991): 110-115.
  15. Gad Barzilai, “Dilemma of Bi-Nationalism in a Jewish-Israeli Democracy.” International Problems, Vol. 29 (April 1990): 69-71. [Hebrew]
  16. Gad Barzilai, “Strategy for Israel.” International Problems, Vol. 29 (April 1990): 66-69. [Hebrew]
  17. Gad Barzilai, “Deductive Models for Political Analysis.” Megamot 32 (4) (December 1989): 265-270. [Hebrew]

Articles in Proceedings (selected list)

  1. Gad Barzilai, “Is Jewish Studies a Relevant Field for Academic Programs” 20 Jewish Studies Newsletter (University of Washington) (Fall 2010).
  2. Gad Barzilai, “Judaism and Humanism”, 19 Jewish Studies Newsletter (University of Washington) (September, 2008).
  3. Gad Barzilai, Ayelet Harel-Shalev, “Legal Rights and Governance in Highly Divided Societies: Democratic Endurance without Power-Sharing”, Annual Meeting of Israel Association of Law and Society , Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 24-26, 2008.
  4. Gad Barzilai, “The Agonizing Absurdity of “Enlightened Occupation” Adalah Newsletter 45 (2008) [also published in Hebrew and Arabic]
  5. Gad Barzilai and Ayelet Harel-Shalev "Deeply Divided Societies and Democratic Survival -
    Minority Languages in India and Israel." American Political Science Association, Annaul Conference, August, 2007.
  6. Gad Barzilai, "Beyond Relativism: Where is Political Power in Legal Pluralism." Legal Pluralism, Privatization and Multiculturalism. Tel Aviv University Law School. 2007.
  7. Gad Barzilai, “National Security in Courts and Law: A Theoretical and Comperative Analysis”, Annual Conference of American Political Science Association, 2003.
  8. Gad Barzilai, “Multiculturalism and Minority Groups.” International Israel-Germany Conference-Multicultural Societies- Realities and Challenges Tel Aviv University Law School (29-31 October 2001).
  9. Gad Barzilai, “Ultra-Orthodox Communities in Israel.” In Religion, Secularism, and Human Rights - Abstract Book (Jerusalem, The Minerva Center for Human Rights, 2000).
  10. Gad Barzilai and Ilan Peleg, “The Politics and Legality of Redrawing Israel's Borders: Deconstructing the Policies of Annexation and Withdrawal,” in Ian Lustick (ed.) Rightsizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders (1998).
  11. Gad Barzilai, “Justiciability and the Military: The Effects of the 1973 War on the Israeli Supreme Court.” Ba'Machane (September 1998) [Hebrew]
  12. Gad Barzilai, "The Political Regime in Perspective of Fifty Years: Human and Civil Rights" in Voice of Education (Ministry of Education, 1997). [Hebrew]
  13. Gad Barzilai, “The System of Direct Elections to Prime Ministership: A Constitutional Experience and its Political Ramifications”. A Lecture at Tel Aviv Law School, published in Chapters of Life: To the Memory of Chaim Avital (Tel Aviv: Defence Ministry, 2006) [Hebrew]
  14. Gad Barzilai, “Supreme Courts and Public Opinion: General Paradigms and the Israeli Case,” World Congress XVI of the I.P.S.A. (Berlin, August 1994).
  15. Gad Barzilai, “The Political Nature of Judicial Review,” Book of Abstracts, World Congress XVI of the I.P.S.A. (Berlin, August 1994).
  16. Gad Barzilai and Ilan Peleg, “Physical and Attitudinal Borders: The Israeli-Palestinian Case,” World Congress XVI of the I.P.S.A. (Berlin, August 1994).
  17. Gad Barzilai, "The Israeli Political Crisis: Characteristics and Implications" in Eli Avrahami (ed) The Political System in Crisis (Yad Tabenkin: Ramat Efal, 1990) pp. 10-17. [Hebrew]


 

Academic Reports (selected list)

  1. Gad Barzilai, “Electoral System for Israel: Problems and Challenges.” Senate 349 (2008) (Hebrew).
  2. Gad Barzilai, William Gallagher, Christine Harrington, Virginia Mellema, Susan Olson, “The Impact of Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) on Law & Society Researches” Report of the Membership and Professional Issues Committee [Chair- Christine Harrington] Law and Society Association, Presented in the Board Meeting, Law and Society Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany, July 24th, 2007. Recommendations of the report were approved by the Board of Trustees, Law and Society Association.
  3. Gad Barzilai, “Israel Citizenship Law and the HCJ Ruling on Family Unification” Senate 290 (2006) (English and Hebrew).
  4. Gad Barzilai, “The Issue of Reforms in the Israeli Judiciary” Senate 212 (2003) (Hebrew).
  5. Gad Barzilai, “Judicial Nominations to the Supreme Court” Senate 201 (2003) (Hebrew).
  6. Gad Barzilai, “Citizenship in Israel and the Halachik Law” Senate 197 (2003) (Hebrew).
  7. Gad Barzilai, “Conciliatory Political Leadership in Time of Uncertainty.” School of Government, Tel Aviv University (2003). [Hebrew]
  8. Gad Barzilai, “'The Oriental Rainbow' and the Land Reform in Israel” Senate 189 (2002) (Hebrew).
  9. Gad Barzilai, “Citizenship Cancalation: A Democratic Punsihement or Infringement of a Basic Right?” Senate 187 (2002) (Hebrew).
  10. Gad Barzilai, Ronen Shamir, Muchamad Abu-Ramadan, et al. “Law, Society, and the Arab Poulation in Israel” Report to Prime Minister Ehud Barak and the Or Commission (Beer Sheva University, 2000) pp. 54-60 [English, Arabic and Hebrew].
  11. Gad Barzilai, “Direct Election to the Prime Ministership: A Constitutional Experience and Political Lessons” Senate 133 (2000) (Hebrew).
  12. Gad Barzilai, “The Tal Commission: Exemptions from Military Conscription” Senate 123 (2000) (Hebrew).
  13. Gad Barzilai, “Democracy and the Israeli Military” Israel Democratic Institute (2000) (Hebrew).
  14. Gad Barzilai, “Public Attitudes towards Religious Conversions” Senate 63 (1998) (Hebrew).
  15. Gad Barzilai, “Militarism and Democratic Regimes in Comparative Perspective” A Working Paper (Hebrew University, Department of Education, 1989). [Hebrew]
  16. Gad Barzilai, “Possible Reforms in the Israeli Political System.” A Working Paper (Bar Ilan University, Political Science, 1987). [Hebrew]
  17. Gad Barzilai, David Benyamin, Hilda Schatzberger (eds.) Archive Sources for Research of Jewish Undergrounds In Manadatory Palestine [The Menachem Begin Institute, Bar Ilan University, 1981). [Hebrew]

Unpublished Articles in Intl. Conferences (selected list)

  1. Gad Barzilai, “Outlawing Pigs: Culture, Law and Society in Israel,” Comments on Daphne Barak-Erez, Outlawing Pigs in Author-Meets-Reader Law and Society Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany, July, 26th, 2007.
  2. Gad Barzilai, “Who is a Jew: Categories, Boundaries, Communities and Citizenship Law.” Conference on Jewish Identities, University of Washington, May 13th-14th, 2007.
  3. Gad Barzilai, "The Paradox of Religious Fundamentalist Communities in National Democracies." In Religion and Democratic Culture: The Problems of Violence and the Possibilities of Peace. University of Washington. October, 26th-27th, 2006.
  4. Gad Barzilai, "Where is Power in Legal Pluralism?" Law and Society Association. Baltimore, USA, July 6-9, 2006.
  5. Gad Barzilai, “Judges and Politicans: Who is Rulng? The Judiciary and the Public Semi- Deliberative Space.” Association for Israel Studies, Annual Meeting, Banff, Canada [May 29-31, 2006].
  6. Gad Barzilai, "The Zeitgeist of Violence: Can Human Rights Prevent Mass Political Murder?" A roundtable on Daniel Chirot and Clark McCauley, Why Not Kill Them All? The Logic and Prevention of Mass Political Murder (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006); Jackson School, University of Washington. May 23rd, 2006.
  7. Gad Barzilai, “The Legal Political Calculus of Referendums in Democracies.” On the Verge of Critical Decisions. An International Conference. School of Government and Public Policy. Tel Aviv University (2004).
  8. Gad Barzilai, “Collective Rights, State Power, and Politics of Multiculturalism: Liberalism, Communitarianism, and Non-Liberal Communities”, Annual Conference of Law and Society, Philladelphia, (2003).
  9. Gad Barzilai, “Who is a Terrorist: Legal Complexities, Political Paradoxes and Social Challenges”, Conference on International Law and Anti-Terrorism, Tel-Aviv University, (2002).
  10. Gad Barzilai, “Minority Identities, Culture,and Legal Action” Center for the Study of Law and Society, Berkeley University, USA, (1999).
  11. Gad Barzilai, “Myths and Courts” Law and Society Association, Aspen (1998).
  12. Gad Barzilai and Itai Sened, “Why do Courts Accumulate Political Power and Why do they Lose It: An Institutional Perspective.” American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C (1997).
  13. Gad Barzilai, “Legitimacy of Supreme Courts” Law and Society Association, St. Louis (1997).
  14. Gad Barzilai, “National Security, Judicial Review, and Rights: A Re-Evaluation of Legal Narratives,” The Conference of the Research Committee on Comparative Judicial Studies, I.P.S.A, Jerusalem, Israel (1996).
  15. Gad Barzilai, “Courts as Hegemonic Institutions.” The Conference on “Israel in Comparative Perspective”, Berekely (August 1996).
  16. Gad Barzilai with Ephraim Yuchtman-Yaar, “Judicial Legitimacy: Public Sources and General Paradigms”, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago (1995).
  17. Gad Barzilai, “The Israeli Supreme Court: Security, Ethnicity, Nationality and Judicial Norms, Association of Israel Studies, Baltimore (1995).
  18. Gad Barzilai, “Political Institutions and Conflict Resolution: The Israeli Supreme Court and the Peace Process”, American Political Science Association, Chicago (1995).
  19. Gad Barzilai, “A Transformation From a Military Society to a Civil Society: A Legal-Political Analysis,” Harvard University, Harvard Law School, Boston (March, 1994).
  20. Gad Barzilai, “Politics of Judicial Review”, Interim Meeting of the Research Committee on Comparative Judicial Studies of the International Political Science Association, Florence, Italy (August, 1994).
  21. Gad Barzilai and Ilan Peleg, “The Emergence of an Israeli-Palestinian Border: Politics or Geopolitics” Sixteenth World Congress of the International Political Science Association, Berlin, Germany (August, 1994).
  22. Gad Barzilai and Avi Ben-Zvi, “International Crises and Grand Coalitions,” ISA Convention, Mexico (1993).
  23. Gad Barzilai and Ilan Peleg, “Palestinians, Israelis and the Future Borders: A Multidimensional Approach,” American Association for Israeli Studies, Atlanta (April 1993).
  24. Gad Barzilai, “Palestinian-Israeli Relations: State's Essence and Ethnic Imperative,” Yale University, International Security Program, New Haven (October, 1993).
  25. Gad Barzilai, “What We Know and What We Should Understand About War and Peace,” Association for Jewish Studies Bethlehem (October 1992).
  26. Gad Barzilai, “Rally around the Flag,” Berman Center for Jewish Studies, Lehigh University (October 1992).
  27. Gad Barzilai and Gideon Doron, “Conflict Resolution Under a Veil of Uncertainty,” Western American Political Science Association, Seattle (March 1991).
  28. Gad Barzilai, “Wars and Violence: Facts and Models,” ISA Convention , Vancouver, Canada (1991).
  29. Gad Barzilai and Bruce Russett, “The Political Economy of Military Actions: The U.S. and Israel,” ISA International Convention, Washington, D.C. (1990).
  30. Gad Barzilai and Bruce Russett, “The Political Economy of Israeli Military Actions,” The Annual Meeting of the International Society for Political Psychology, Tel-Aviv (June 1989).
  31. Gad Barzilai, “The Weaknesses of the Israeli Political System: A Political and Legal View,” A Symposium of Jewish-American Jurists, The World Zionist Organization (August 1989).
  32. Gad Barzilai, “Influences of National Security Crises and Wars on Democratic Regimes: The Cases of France, Britain, Israel and the United States,” The Annual Conference of the ISA, St. Louis (1988).
  33. Gad Barzilai, “Law, Society, and Political Extremism.” Israeli Association of Political Science. 1987. [Hebrew]
  34. Gad Barzilai, “The Paradigm of Liberalism in Political Science,” Yale University, Advanced Research Seminar on Comparative Politics, (September 1987).
  35. Gad Barzilai, “National Security and Public Opinion: Attitudes of the Israeli Public toward Peace, War, and the Superpowers,” I.S.P.S. Research Institute, International Security and Arms Control, Yale University, New Haven (1987).


 

International Conferences & Presentations (selected list) 
 

  • Israel in the 21st, century, State University of San Diego 2009
  • Law and Society Association Annual Conference, Denver 2009
  • Non-State Religious Agents and Democracy, University of Washington 2009
  • Israel Association of Law and Society, Jerusalem 2008
  • Western Law and Society Association Retreat, Hawaii 2008
  • American Political Science Association, Chicago, USA 2007
  • Jewish Identities, University of Washington, USA 2007
  • Legal Pluralism, Tel Aviv Law School, Israel 2007
  • Religions and Society, University of Washington, USA 2007
  • Law and Society Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany 2007
  • Effects of State-Society relations on Public Policy, University of Washington, USA

2007

  • Annual Meeting of Faculty-Graduate Research in Political Science, Haifa, Israel 2007
  • Association for Israel Studies Annual Meeting, Banff, Canada 2006
  • War and the Environment, University of Washington, USA 2005
  • The Abe Keller Foundation Peace Education Fund, Seattle, USA 2005
  • American Association for Israel Studies conference, Tucson, USA 2005
  • Law & Society Association conference, Las Vegas, USA 2005
  • University of Florida, Political Science, Law School, Gainesville, USA 2005

2005

  • West Coast Law and Society Association, Berkeley, USA 2005
  • Law & Society Association conference, Chicago, USA 2004
  • Law & Society Association conference, Pittsburgh, USA 2003
  • American Political Science Association conference, Philadelphia, USA 2003
  • Law & Society Association conference, Budapest, Hungary 2001
  • Lecture at Oxford University, St. Anthony's College, England 2000
  • Green Movements and International Human Rights; Brussels, Belgium 1999
  • Law & Society Association conference, Miami, USA 1999
  • Law & Society Association conference, St. Louis, USA 1998
  • Law & Society Association conference, Aspen, USA 1997
  • International Workshop on Cause-Lawyering, Jerusalem, Israel 1997
  • Conference on State's Borders, NYC, USA 1997
  • American Political Science Association conference, Washington D.C. 1997
  • International Political Science Association - Comparative Judicial Research Committee,
  • Jerusalem, Israel 1996
  • A Workshop- Palestine, Jordan, Israel- Building a Base, Palestine 1996
  • American Political Science Association conference, San Francisco, USA 1996
  • Conference on Israel, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, USA 1996
  • Midwest Political Science Association conference, Chicago, USA 1995
  • Association of Israel Studies conference, Baltimore, USA 1995
  • American Political Science Association conference, Chicago, USA 1995
  • American Association for Israel Studies conference, Pennsylvania, USA 1994
  • International Political Science Association - Comparative Judicial Research Committee,
  • Florence, Italy 1994
  • International Association for Political Science, conference, Berlin, Germany 1994
  • International Political Science Association - Comparative Judicial Research Committee,
  • Berlin, Germany 1994
  • King's College Colloquium on the Middle East, University of London, UK 1993
  • American Association for Israel Studies conference, Atlanta, USA 1993
  • International Studies Association conference, Atlanta, USA 1992
  • International Studies Association Convention, Vancouver, Canada 1991
  • American Political Science Association conference, Seattle, USA 1991
  • International Studies Association Convention, Washington D.C, USA 1990
  • International Studies Association convention, St. Louis, USA 1989
  • International Society of Political Psychology convention, Tel-Aviv, Israel 1989 

 

Organization of Academic Conferences and Panels (selected list)

  • Religions and Human Rights; Interfaith Dialogue- Christianity, Islam, and Judaism (University of Washington, 2009)
  • The Future of Jerusalem: Israel and Palestine (University of Washington, Fall 2008)
  • Program Committee, Annual Conference, Association of Israel Studies (Beer Sheeva, Israel, Spring 2009)
  • Program Committee, International Conference of the Israeli Law and Society Association (Tel Aviv University, Fall 2009)
  • Symbolic and Cultural Readings of Israel and Its Past (University of Washington, Spring 2009)
  • Chair of Program Committee, International Conference, Law and Society- Global, Regional and Local (Hebrew University 2008)
  • Exploration Seminar in Israel: Facets of Multiculturalism (University of Washington, Summer 2008)
  • International Series of Speakers on Globalization and Law University of Washington (2007-2008)
  • Program Committee, Annual Association of Israel Studies Conference (New York University, Spring 2008)
  • International Series of Speakers on Israel University of Washington (2007-2008)
  • Jewish Identity in Transnational World. University of Washington (May 2007)
  • Religion and Democracy. University of Washington (October 25-26th, 2006)
  • Immigration, Human Rights and Civil Liberties in a Globalizing World. West Coast Law and Society Faculty Retreat, (March 2005).
  • Technology, Law, and National Security (2004), The Program for Security Studies, Tel Aviv University.
  • Liberalism and Citizenship Laws: Israel in Global Perspective (2003), Tel-Aviv University.
  • Program Committee, Annual Conference, Law & Society Association (2003), Pittsburgh. )Responsible for panels on Law & Religion, and Theory)
  • A Series of Three Panels on Israel Elections, School of Government, Tel Aviv University (2003)
  • International Events of the Dan David Prize (Tel Aviv University, Spring, 2002)
  • Inaugural Lecture of the Dan David Prize (Tel Aviv University, Spring, 2001)
  • Panel on “Ethnicity and Elections in Israel” (2001), Tel Aviv University.
  • International Conference “Global Trends in Comparative Politics.” (2000), School of Government, Tel Aviv University.
  • Panels on Law, Politics, and Society in the American Association of Israel Studies (1999), Chicago, USA.
  • Program Chair, Annual Meeting, Israeli Law and Society Association (Tel Aviv University, Spring, 2009)
  • Panel on “Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State.” (1998), Law & Society Association. Aspen.
  • Panel on “Judicial Review and Public Policy.” (1997), American Political Science Association, Washington D.C.
  • Panel on “Judges and Rulers” (1996), Program of Law, Politics & Society. Tel Aviv University.
  • Annual Conference of the Israel Political Science Association (1995).
  • Panel on “Presidential vs. Parliamentary Electoral Systems” (1991), Tel Aviv University.
  • Panel on “Freedom of Speech and National Security ” (1990), Tel Aviv University.
  • Panel on “Disobedience and Obedience to Law.” (1988), Tel Aviv University.
  • Panel on “Disqualification of Political Parties in Democracies.” (1987), Israel Political Science Association.


 

Founder:

Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Program, Law & Political Science, Tel Aviv University [founded in 1992].

Co-Founder, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, Law, Political Science &Sociology, Tel Aviv University [founded for the first time in Israel in 1996].

Co-Founder, Israel Association of Law and Society [founded in 1998]

First International Conference, Israeli Association of Law and Society, Hebrew University of Jerusalem [2008]

First Founding Director (1999-2002), Dan David Prize [one of the three largest prize foundations in the world]

Co-Founder, Exploration Seminar in Israel, University of Washington [founded in 2007]

Studies in Judaism [S.I.J], Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar, Jewish Studies Program, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington [founded in 2008].
 

Invited Guest Lectures

Invited to lecture at numerous institutions, inter alia, Harvard, Columbia University, Yale, University of California Berkeley, Wesleyan University, University of Florida, Lehigh University, Lafayette College, Evergreen College; State University of San Diego, USA; Oxford, King's College, London, UK; University of Toronto, Canada; International University of Florence, Italy; Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan; Haifa University, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Ben-Gurion University, Open University, Bar-Ilan University, Technion, Weizmann Institute, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv College, Management College, Israel; PASSIA [Palestinian Academic Society], Palestine.

 

Consultation

  • Adviser to major public figures in planning public policy & strategy of legal reforms.
  • Adviser to political parties and political organizations in planning social reforms.
  • Adviser to NGOs in planning legal mobilization and reforms.
  • Adviser to international, Jewish and Palestinian human rights organizations.
  • Spokesman of the second generation of Holocaust Survivors in Israel [1984-1987]
  • Legal adviser in planning appeals in public affairs to the High Court of Justice.
  • Adviser to the Open University, Tel Aviv, in writing text books in the fields of law & politics.
  • Adviser to international research foundations.
  • Policy papers to the Rabin Center, Israel Democracy Institute (IDI), The Institute for Social and Economic Research, The Van Leer Institute
  • Opinions and interviews in major Israeli and International media channels, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Herald Tribune, Newsweek, Der Spiegel, Liberation, Middle East Times, Life Week (China), Jerusalem Post, Globes, Haaretz, Maarive, NRG, Y-Net. In addition, TV and Radio interviews with American, Canadian, English, French, Israeli, Japanese, Italian, Slovak, Spanish, Portuguese and Swedish stations.