Olga Frishman


Olga is a student in the direct program towards a Ph.D. in law at the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies at Tel-Aviv University. She received her LL.B (summa cum laude) in the field of law and her B.A. (magna cum laude) in the field of management from the Tel-Aviv University. Olga clerked for the Supreme Court Chief Justice Asher Grunis. She is a member of the Israeli bar association since 2009.

Olga is currently a member of the GlobalTrust research project and a visiting researchers coordinator at the Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law. In 2012, she was a visiting researcher at the Institute of Global Law and Policy (IGLP) at Harvard Law School. In 2013, Olga co-organized the “Law in a Changing Transnational World” workshop, the first international workshop for young scholars at the Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law.  Olga is also a co-organizer of the Theory and Philosophy of Law doctoral workshop. She had served as a teaching assistant for a variety of courses. During her studies, Olga received the “Abba Even Scholarship for Diplomacy and International law” and the “Law, Transnational Space and Human Rights” research grant from the Minerva Center for Human Rights.

Olga writes her dissertation, titled “Courts and their Audiences: Organizational Identity, Organizational Images, Intended Images, and Institutional Isomorphism of Courts” under the supervision of Professor Eyal Benvenisti. The dissertation uses concepts from organizational theory to examine courts’ relationships with their audiences as well as the way globalization is likely to influence these relationships.   


Research Interests

Courts, Constitutional Law and Constitutional Theory, Comparative Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, International Law, Judicial Behavior, Jurisprudence, and Organizational Theory. 




Exp. 2014

Ph.D. Candidate, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law


LL.M. (in the direct program towards a Ph.D. in Law), Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law

Jun. 2009

B.A. in Management, Magna cum Laude, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Management (third in a class of 114)

Jan. 2009

LL.B., Summa cum Laude, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law (first in a class of 321)


Studies toward a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, The Open University of Israel


Academic and Professional Experience

Jan.-Jun. 2012

Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School – at the Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP).


Teaching Assistant, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law in Constitutional Law, Introduction to Legal Systems, Civil Procedure, and Law and Economics.



Transnational Judicial Dialogue as an Organizational Field, 19 European Law Journal 739-58 (2013).


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