Shai Stern is an associate professor of law at the Bar Ilan University Law School. Dr. Stern received his Ph.D. from the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies at Tel Aviv University and his LLB (cum laude) from Bar- Ilan University and was admitted to the Israeli Bar Association. Until 2011, he worked as a lawyer at S. Horowitz & Co. law firm, where he specialized in commercial litigation, dispute resolution, planning and construction, and administrative law.
Dr. Stern’s primary research and teaching interests include the philosophical foundations of private law, especially property, and the effects of regulatory and other legal mechanisms on the socio-spatial distribution of social and economic burdens in society. His other areas of interests are communities and their role within law (in particular, religious, cultural and geographic communities).