Prof. Aeyal Gross

Professor Aeyal Gross is a member of the Faculty in Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Law where he teaches International Law and Constitutional Law. He regularly teaches as Visiting Professor at SOAS, University of London.


He holds an LL.B. from Tel Aviv University (1990) and an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School (1996). In 1998 he was awarded the Diploma in Human Rights from the Academy of European Law, European University Institute, in Florence.


Prof. Gross also served as a research fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London, as a Visiting Fellow at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies in South Africa, and as a Joseph Flom Global Health and Human Rights Fellow at Harvard Law School. Additionally he taught as a visitor in Columbia University and the University of Toronto and in the Academy of European Law, European University Institute, Florence.  He was also a Fernard Braudel Senior Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence.


Prof. Gross has been researching extensively in the area of health and human rights. He is the co-editor, with Colleen Flood, of The Right To Health At The Public/Private Divide: A Global Comparative Study (Cambridge University Press,  2014), which includes his article The Right to Health in Israel Between Solidarity and Neo-liberalism. Additional he published on the right to health in leading journals (e.g. Health and Human Rights Journal; The Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics).


He is one of the Israeli Rapporteurs for Lex-Atlas: COVID-19 - a global academic project mapping legal responses to COVID-19. Within this project he is co-author of the chapter on Israel in the Oxford Compendium of National Legal Responses to COVID-19. He was awarded a grant as PI to research "Proetecing Public Health from COVID-19 while Securing Human Rights: Balances and Transparency in a Comparative Perspective.


His recent articles include: *"Like a Dystopian Nightmare: Human Rights and the Securitization and Politicization of Health in Israeli Constitutional Law in the Shadow of COVID-19" (Mishpat Umimshal, Forthcoming 2021); 

* Atkins S., Banerjee AT, Bachynski K. et al, Using the COVID-19 Pandemic to reimagne global health teaching in high-income countries, BMJ Global Health 2021, 6:e005469. doi 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-005649
* T Luster, E Albin, A Gross, M Tabenkin and N Davidovich, Promoting Vaccination from a Human Rights and Equity Perspective: Lessons from the Israeli Green Pass, European Journal of Risk Regulation (forthcoming, 2021).


Research Interests and Teaching

International Law, Constitutional Law, Human and Civil Rights, Social and Economic Rights, Health Rights, Humanitarian Law, Law of Occupation, Sexuality and the Law, Queer Theory, Critical Approaches to Law.



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