Shiri Regev-Messalem

Shiri Regev-Messalem – Bar Ilan University, Israel

Dr. Shiri Regev-Messalem is an Assistant Professor at Bar Ilan University, 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. Dr. Regev-Messalem Teaches and Researches in the fields of Welfare Law, Law and  Society, Law and Social Change, Empirical Legal Studies. In her research she focuses 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 Dr. 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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