Dr. Shiri Regev-Messalem

Telephone
03-5317751
Fax
03-7384044
Email
shiri.regev@biu.ac.il
Office
Building 305, Room 119
Reception Hours
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Short Biography

Dr. Shiri Regev-Messalem holds an appointment in the Faculty of Law since 2013. She is the academic director of the legal clinics, and the academic supervisor of the Economic and Social Rights Clinic. She earned a J.S.D and J.S.M from Stanford Law School and a LL.B from Tel-Aviv University. Regev-Messalem Teaches and Researches in the fields of Welfare Law, Law and Society, Law and Social Change, Empirical Legal Studies, with a focus on poverty, elder care, gender equality, care work, and the role of the family in welfare states. She is a recipient of an Alon Scholarship for outstanding junior faculty, and of an Israeli Science Foundation Grant. Prior to her graduate studies, Regev-Messalem practiced as a public interest lawyer for Itach-Maaki: Women Lawyers for Social Change, and served as a leading attorney in some of Israel's major welfare rights cases litigated before the Israeli Supreme Court.

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Research

Welfare Law, Law and Society, Law and Social Change, Empirical Legal Studies with a focus on poverty, elder care, gender equality, care work, and the role of the family in welfare states.

Publications
  1. Shiri Regev-Messalem, A New Currency for Paid Care: Circles of Reciprocity, Gender, Work and Organization (forthcoming 2022).
  1. Shiri Regev-Messalem, Stories of Dependency and Power and the Value of Elder Live-in Care, 6 SOCIUS 1 (2020).
  1. Shiri Regev-Messalem, How the Law “Keeps the Money in the Family”: Lessons at the Intersection of Elder Care and Inheritance Disputes in Israel, 45(1) Law & Social Inquiry 81 (2020).
  1. Leila J. Rupp, Verta Taylor, Shiri Regev-Messalem, Alison Fogarty, Paula England, Queer Women in the Hookup Scene: Beyond the Closet? 28 Gender & Society 212 (2014).
  1. Shiri Regev-Messalem, Trapped in Resistance: Collective Struggle Through Welfare Fraud in Israel, 48(4) Law and Society Review 741 (2014).
  1. Shiri Regev-Messalem, Claiming Citizenship: The Political Dimension of Welfare Fraud, 38 Law & Social Inquiry 993 (2013).

Last Updated Date : 16/05/2022