Prof. Guy Davidov

Guy Davidov
Elias Lieberman Chair in Labour Law

Guy Davidov is a full professor and the Elias Lieberman Chair in Labour Law. Among his duties at the Faculty he is the Director of the Sacher Institute for Legislative Research and Comparative Law, and he previously served as Vice-Dean as well as Chair of Graduate Studies.

Prof. Davidov is an expert in labour and employment law. His recent book, A Purposive Approach to Labour Law, was published by Oxford University Press in 2016. He has also co-edited two books with Brian Langille, Boundaries and Frontiers of Labour Law (Hart, 2006) and The Idea of Labour Law (Oxford UP, 2011), and has published dozens of articles in peer-review journals, including in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Modern Law Review, the University of Toronto Law Journal, Law & Social Inquiry, and others.

Prof. Davidov was the founding Chair of the Labour Law Research Network, from 2011 through 2015, and continues to serve on its Steering Committee. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, and has previously served as editor of several Hebrew journals: Mishpat Umimshal (law and government), Hukim (Legislation) – founding editor, and Labour, Society and Law (co-editor). He is also the coordinator of the Labour Law and Social Security Forum at the Faculty.

Prof. Davidov studied at Tel-Aviv University (LLB 1996) and the University of Toronto (LLM 1998, SJD 2002). Before joining the Hebrew University, he was a faculty member at the University of Haifa for several years.

Prof. Davidov was included five times in the University teaching excellence list, and has won various prizes and competitive grants, including research grants from ISF and GIF, and the Rector’s Prize for Outstanding Researcher (2014).


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