Prof. Shulamit Almog

Presidential Advisor and Commissioner on Gender Equity

Shulamit Almog is a Full Professor of Law at the University of Haifa. She is Presidential Advisor and Commissioner on Gender Equity, Head of Diversity and Equality Unit and Co-Director of the Center of Law, Gender and Policy at the University of Haifa. Formerly she held the positions of Head of the Jewish-Arab Center at the University of Haifa and Academic Head of the University of Haifa Publishing House.

Prof. Almog founded the field of Law and Literature in Israel, and her research focuses on it, and on children’s rights and feminist legal studies. She has published numerous books and articles in US, Canadian, European and Israeli law reviews.

Alongside her academic work, she is she is publicly active on human rights issues, appearing before the Israeli Knesset, drafting sections of Israel’s report to the UN on the International Convention on Children’s Rights, and participating on the committee reforming Israel’s Adoption Law.

Her recent book is Homer and the Origins of the Law (De Gruyter, 2022)

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