Dr. Tamar Kricheli-Katz

מנהלת הפקולטה למשפטים סגל אקדמי בכיר
Dr. Tamar Kricheli-Katz
Phone: 03-6406383


Ph.D., Stanford, 2012


Tamar Kricheli-Katz received her PhD and JSM from Stanford University and her LL.B from the Hebrew University. Prior to her graduate studies, Tamar served as a law clerk and a legal advisor to Justice T. Or of the Israeli Supreme Court. She studies inequality, anti-discrimination law, empirical legal studies, sociology of law and employment law

Research Interests

markets, inequality and discrimination, sociology of law, the sharing economy. 



2006 - 2012
Stanford University, Department of Sociology, California, USA
2004 - 2005
Stanford University School of Law, California, USA
JSM - (Stanford Program in International Legal Studies)
1997 - 2001
Hebrew University Faculty of Law, Israel
LL.B. summa cum laude
1997-2001 Hebrew University, Faculty of Humanities, Amirim-Interdisciplinary Program for Outstanding Students, Israel LL.B. summa cum laude


Academic Appointments

Buchman Faculty of Law and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Assistant Professor
Stanford University School of Law, California, USA


Full CV


Representative Publications

“The Effect of Belated Taking on Real-Estate Sales: Frustration, Interpretation or Transfer of Risk?” Mishpatim Law Review  (co-authored with Eyal Zamir, in Hebrew)  (2005). 
The New Gilded Age – The Critical Inequality Debates of Our Time, (co-edited with David B. Grusky) Stanford: Stanford University Press. (2012). 
“Choice, Discrimination and the Motherhood Penalties” Law & Society Review 46: 557-587 (2012). 
“Intersecting Cultural Beliefs in Social Relations: Gender, Race, and Class Binds and Freedoms” (co-authored with Cecelia Ridgeway) 27 Gender & Society 294-318 (2013).
“Choice-Based Discrimination: Labor-Force-Type Discrimination Against Gay Men, the Obese, and Mothers” 10 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 670-695 (2013).
“Discussion of Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen’s “Born Free and Equal?’, Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies (2014).
A Call for an Integrative Understanding of the Mechanisms Generating Employment Discrimination. (co-authored with Yuval Feldman) LEHR,  forthcoming  (2016).
"Between Family and Work - Discrimination against Mothers in Israel and the US". Law, Employment and Society, forthcoming  (co-authored with Hadas Mandel, in Hebrew) (2016). 
Legal Theory for Legal Empiricists,  Law and Social Inquiry, forthcoming (co-authored with Hanoch Dagan and Roy Kreitner) (2016).   
Does the motherhood wage penalty differ by individual skill and country family policy? A longitudinal study of ten European countries. Social Politics, forthcoming, (co-authored with Asaf Levanon & Karin Hallden) (2016).
He Paid, She Paid: Exploiting Israeli Courts' Rulings on Litigation Costs to Explore Gender Biases Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (with Ted Eisenberg, Talia Fisher and Issi Rosen Zvi), forthcoming (2016).
Eighty Cents for a Dollar: Gender Disparities in Products Markets Science Advances (with Tali Regev), forthcoming (2016).
Book Review: Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries Sociologicl Forum, forthcoming (2016).
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