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About Sagit Mor

Sagit Mor is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law, Israel.
She earned her LL.M. and J.S.D degrees from New York University, Law School, and her LL.B. degree from the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law. Following the completion of her doctoral studies at NYU she was an Ed Roberts postdoctoral fellow in disability studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her doctoral dissertation won the Association for the Study of Law Culture and the Humanities 2007 Dissertation Award.
Sagit Mor is the co-founder of the Collaborative Research Network of Disability Legal Studies at the Law and Society Association (LSA) and of IDSN, the Israeli Disability Studies Network. She was co-coordinator of the Van Leer study group on Disability Studies (2011-2013), and is the Director of the Law and Health LL.M. Program at the Haifa Faculty of Law.
Her areas of interest include disability critique of law, law and society, law and social change, torts, bioethics, and health law. Her publications examine social, legal, and historical aspects of disability rights, social welfare policy, employment discrimination, the right to access, access to justice, prenatal screening, wrongful life claims, and intersex surgeries. Her current research focuses on disability and torts. She is co-editor of the Hebrew Disability Studies Reader (forthcoming, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute Press).


September 2006 - Present Senior Lecturer, University of Haifa

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Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the 2007 Julien Mezey Dissertation Award of the Association for the Study of Law Culture and Humanities.


  • Colloquium on Law, Health, and Society
  • Law and Social Change
  • Disability and the Law
  • Tort Law

Contact Information

Dr. Sagit Mor,
Faculty of Law
University of Haifa
Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel


Articles (10)

Contributions to Books (1)

Dissertation (1)