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Senior Lecturer of Law & Regulation 

Dr. Sharon Yadin serves as a senior lecturer of law and regulation at the School of Public Administration and Public Policy. She is an associate editor of Springer Nature’s Humanities & Social Sciences Communications Journal and a research fellow at the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions. Dr. Yadin has published some 30 articles in prominent journals in Israel and the United States, including Harvard Journal on Legislation, Environmental Law, Yale Journal on Regulation Bulletin, and Harvard Business Law Review Online, as well as three books. Her latest book, Fighting Climate Change Through Shaming, was published by Cambridge University Press. She edited or is currently editing book chapters in leading publications and special volumes at prominent law reviews. Dr. Yadin has won several scholarships, academic awards, research grants, and teaching awards.

She has served as a public representative at the Israel Press Council and the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation. Currently, she serves as a public committee member at Maala (an NGO promoting corporate social responsibility) and as a Board Memeber at the Israeli Law and Society Association. She is also a member of the Climate Social Science Network at Brown University.

Dr. Yadin advises governmental regulators as well as multinational firms.  Her work is frequently cited by the Israeli Supreme Court and her scholarship on regulatory contracts was cited and accepted into Israeli law in a precedential ruling on natural gas regulation. She earned her doctorate degree in law from Tel-Aviv University and her post-doctorate from the Hebrew University. Her research focuses on theories of soft regulatory strategies, such as contractual regulation and regulation by shaming, and administrative law. 


Areas of interest

Law & Regulation, Administrative Law, Public Law, Climate Policy