January 2019 notification: this is an archived webpage of a former HLS PILAC Visiting Scholar; the information may be out of date.

As of fall 2018, Elad Uzan is a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC).

Elad Uzan

Elad Uzan

Mr. Uzan is a Ph.D. candidate at the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies at Tel Aviv University. In 2016–2018, he was a Research Fellow at the ERC-funded GlobalTrust – Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity research project. He works primarily on issues at the intersection of political, legal, and moral philosophy, as well as international law (including the law of armed conflict), studying legal and moral norms, in particular their nature and normative import. He has published on the philosophy of Jewish law and remains attracted to this subject. 

Mr. Uzan obtained his LL.M at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, with a thesis on law and economics, after receiving his LL.B. in law and politics in the same institution. He is a graduate (with honors) of the Ruderman MA Program for American Jewish Studies at the University of Haifa. In 2018, he was a recipient of the President of Israel Fellowship for Scientific Excellence and Innovation.




Selected Publications

Elad Uzan, “Soldiers, Civilians, and in bello Proportionality: A Proposed Revision,” The Monist 99:1 (2016): 87–96 [link].

Elad Uzan, “From Social Norm to Legal Claim: How American Orthodox Feminism Changed Orthodoxy in Israel,” Modern Judaism 36:2 (2016): 144–162.

[Webpage last updated: September 2018]