Margalit Otsri

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Prof. Menachem Mautner, Prof. Asa Kasher


Margalit is a doctoral candidate at Tel Aviv University School of Law. Her doctoral dissertation, supervised by Prof. Menahem Mautner and Prof. Asa Kasher, aims to develop a theory of ethics in humor, with implications on the field of law.

Margalit completed her L.L.B and her L.L.M in Tel Aviv University, where she served as research assistant to Prof. Daphne Barak Erez in the field of Constitutional Law, and as teaching assistant in Civil Procedure to Dr. Shay N. Lavie.

Her debut novel is to be published in the beginning of 2015, by Kinneret-Zmora-Bitan Publishing. 

Research Interests

Law and gender, Law and philosophy, Law and humor, Law and literature, Law and cinema



2014- Doctoral candidate at Tel Aviv University School of Law

2012-2013 – Classes in gender studies, Bar Ilan University

2006-2007- LL.M Cum Laude [in the Tel Aviv University Program for Combined LL.B and LL.M  for Excelling students], Tel Aviv University.

2004- Classes in the art of cinema, Tel Aviv University.

2003-2007 – LL.B Cum Laude, Tel Aviv University.


Academic and Professional Experience

2013 – Teaching assistant to Dr. Shay N. Lavi in Tel Aviv University

2012 –Named one of Israel's most promising young writers by Israeli magazine - "Globes".

2007-2008 –Articled Clerk in S. Horowitz & co.

2006-2007 – Deputy editor in "Exploring Social Rights: Between Theory and Practice"  (eds. Daphne Barak-Erez & Aeyal Gross, Hart, 2008). 

2005-2007 – Research Assistant to Prof. Daphne Barak- Erez in Administrative Law, Constitutional Law and Feminism.

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