Prof. Dr. Eli Salzberger
Eli Salzberger is a Law Professor at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law, the director of the Haifa Center for German and European Studies, the director of the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions and he is the co-director of the International Academy for Judges at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law and was the President of the European Association for Law and Economics. During 2008 until 2011, he served as President of the European Association for Law and Economics. Subsequently, he clerked for Justice Aharon Barak of the Israeli Supreme Court and for Deputy State Attorney Dorit Beinish. His research and teaching areas are legal theory and philosophy, economic analysis of law, legal ethics, Cyberspace and the Israeli Supreme Court. Currently he is a member of the Public Council of the Israeli Democracy Institute and of a commission for reform in performers’ rights in Israel. Eli Salzberger was awarded various grants and fellowships, among them Rothschild, Minerva, GIF, ISF, Fulbright, ORS and British Council. Moreover he has been a visiting professor at various universities including the Microsoft-LAPA fellow at Princeton, University of Hamburg, Humboldt University, University of Torino and UCLA.