Dr. Meirav Furth

Faculty of Law
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Meirav Furth-Matzkin is an Associate Professor of Law at Tel-Aviv University Law School and an Assistant Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law. She teaches contracts and consumer law. Her scholarship focuses on contracts and consumer protection and regulation, which she studies from the perspectives of social psychology and behavioral law and economics. Dr. Furth-Matzkin previously served as an Olin Law & Economics Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School and as an Olin and Private Law Fellow at Harvard Law School.

In her scholarship, Furth-Matzkin examines the often surprising disparities between the contracts we sign or click through, the rules that are meant to govern them, and the ways in which we actually behave in our daily interactions with others.

Furth-Matzkin received her B.A. and L.L.B. degrees (magna cum laude) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and her LL.M. and S.J.D. at Harvard Law School, where she won the Dean’s Scholar Prize in Behavioral Economics, Law & Public Policy, the John M. Olin Prize for the best paper in Law & Economics, and the Fisher-Sanders Prize for the best paper in negotiations and dispute resolution. Before joining Harvard, she clerked for Justice Uzi Vogelman of the Supreme Court of Israel.

Furth-Matzkin’s publications have appeared in leading law reviews and peer-reviewed journals, including the Stanford Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, and the Journal on Legal Analysis.



2009-2014       Eshtablishment: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

                        Subject: Law & International Relations

                        Degree:  LL.B. and B.A.

                        Year Awarded: 2014


2014-2015       Establishment: Harvard Law School

                        Degree: LL.M.

                        Year Awarded: 2015


2015-2019       Establishment: Harvard Law School

                        Degree: S.J.D.

                        Title of Doctoral Dissertation: Deception by Contract

                        Name of Supervisor: Professor Oren Bar-Gill

                        Supervising Committee: Professors Alma Cohen and Cass Sunstein



2018-2020       University of Chicago Law School: Lecturer in Law

2020-2021       UCLA School of Law: Assistant Professor


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