Professor Oren Perez

Professor Oren Perez

Dean
Faculty of Law
Bar-Ilan University
Israel

Oren Perez has an LLB (Magna Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University and LL.M. (1997), Ph.D. (2001) from London School of Economics and Political Science. He also has a BA in Philosophy, University of London, 2015. He is currently (from October 1st 2017) Dean of Bar-Ilan University, Faculty of Law. He primarily works in the fields of Environmental Regulation, Transnational Law, Legal Theory and E-democracy. He has won several prestigious grants including a Foreign and Commonwealth Office Scholarship (Chevening Scholarship) and a Marie Curie Fellowship (during his studies at LSE) and various research grants, including grants from the Israeli Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Science and the Israel Science Foundation. He established Bar-Ilan Environmental Regulation Clinic on 2003 and still serves as its Academic Director. He is also the head of the new MA program on Environmental Regulation and Policy (a joint program with BIU Geography and Environment Dep.).Among his most recent publications are ‘Whose Administrative Law is it Anyway? How Global Norms Reshape the Administrative State’ 46 CORNELL INT’L L.J. 455 (2013) (with Daphne Barak-Erez); ‘Courage, Regulatory Responsibility, and the Challenge of Higher-Order Reflexivity’, 8 Regulation and Governance Volume 203–221 (2014), ‘The Hybrid Legal-Scientific Dynamic of Transnational Scientific Institutions’ 26 European Journal of International Law (2015) 391-416; ‘Can Experts Be Trusted and What Can Be Done About it? Insights from the Biases and Heuristics Literature’ in ‘Nudging and the Law: A European Perspective’ Alemanno & Sibony Eds. (HART, 2015) http://ssrn.com/abstract=2490407; ‘Fuzzy law: A theory of quasi-legal systems’ 28 Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence, (2015) 343-370; ‘Judicial Strategies for Reviewing Conflicting Expert Evidence: Biases, Heuristics and Higher-order Evidence’ (2016) 64 American Journal of Comparative Law 75, and The Green Economy Paradox: A Critical Inquiry into Sustainability Indexes, 17 Minn. J.L. Sci. & Tech. 153 (2016).