Gilad Abiri

Academic Year: 
To Yale
Exchange Partners: 
Tel Aviv University
Research Interest: 
The Role of Law at Times of Moral Panic

Gilad Abiri is a Master’s candidate and Research Fellow in the Meitar Center For Advanced Legal Studies in Tel Aviv University (TAU) Law Faculty, and a 2014/15 Fox International Fellow at Yale University. He was formerly enrolled in the Adi Lautman Interdiciplinary Program for Outstanding Students at TAU where he focused on Law, Political Science and Philosophy. His research interests lie mainly in the intersection of political theory and law. His thesis explores the interrelationship of two major political theories: Value Pluralism and Deliberative Democracy. While in residence in Yale, Gilad plans to write on the challenges moral panics pose for democracies and possible policy solutions.

Policy Brief: “Let’s not Panic over Moral Panic.”