Assaf Likhovski

Visiting Professor
LL.B. Tel Aviv University, 1992
M.A. Tel Aviv University, 1993
S.J.D. Harvard, 1997

Assaf Likhovski is a Schusterman Visiting Professor at UCLA School of Law, the former director of the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law, and an associate professor at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law.  He earned his LL.B. magna cum laude and M.A. summa cum laude from Tel Aviv University (Israel) and his S.J.D. from Harvard Law School.  He will teach the History of Modern Legal Thought, Israeli Legal History and Tax Avoidance.

Professor Likhovski’s research interests include legal history, taxation, comparative law and jurisprudence.  He has published articles and books on legal history, comparative law, taxation and the sociology of law. His book Law and Identity in Mandate Palestine was published in 2006 by the University of North Carolina Press. The book was the co-winner of the 2006 Shapiro book award for best book in Israel Studies (awarded by the Association for Israel Studies in June 2007).