NYU Law Magazine 2013

Page 66

Apocalyptic Traditions,” Text, Thought, and Practice in Qumran and Early Christianity (2009); “Epochs and End-Time: The 490-Year Scheme in Second Temple Literature,” Dead Sea Discoveries (2006) Education: PhD in Jewish thought, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Shira Wolosky Professor, English and American Literature, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Research: Emmanuel Lévinas; religion, ethics, and postmodernism; cosmopolitanism and identity Selected Works: “Gershom Scholem’s Linguistic Theory,” Gershom Scholem (2006); “An ‘Other’ Negative Theology: On Derrida’s ‘How to Avoid Speaking: Denials,’” Poetics Today (1998); “Nietzschean Pharisaism,” Common Knowledge (1993) Education: PhD in comparative literature, Princeton University

Robert Yelle Assistant Professor, Department of History and the Hardin Honors Program, University of Memphis Research: History of religions; law and religion; secularization; political theology; semiotics of religion Selected Works: The Language of Disenchantment: Protestant Literalism and Colonial Discourse in British India (2013); After Secular Law (2011; co-editor); “The Trouble with Transcendence: Carl Schmitt’s ‘Exception’ as a Challenge for Religious Studies,” Method and Theory in the Study of Religion (2010) Education: PhD in history of religions, University of Chicago; JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Joint Straus/ Tikvah Fellows MAIMONIDES FELLOW

W W W. L A W. N Y U. E D U

Steven Aschheim


Emeritus Professor of History, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Research: Varieties of empathic experience Selected Works: At the Edges of Liberalism: Junctions of European, German, and Jewish History (2012); The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany: 1890-1990 (1992); Brothers and Strangers: The East

European Jew in German and German Jewish Consciousness, 1800-1923 (1982) Education: PhD in modern European history, University of Wisconsin–Madison BERKOWITZ FELLOW

Jonathan Yovel Professor of Law and Humanities, University of Haifa Faculty of Law Research: The languages of justice Selected Works: “The Creation of Language and Language Without Time: Metaphysics and Metapragmatics in Genesis,” Biblical Interpretation (2012); “How Can a Crime Be Against Humanity? Philosophical Doubts Concerning a Useful Concept,” UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs (2007); “What is Contract Law ‘About’? Speech Act Theory and a Critique of ‘Skeletal Promises,’” Northwestern University Law Review (2000) Education: LLB, Tel Aviv University; LLM and JSD, Northwestern University School of Law

Senior Emile Noël Fellows Armin von Bogdandy Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, University of Heidelberg; Professor of Public Law, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg Research: Developing the publicness of public international law Selected Works: “In Whose Name? An Investigation of International Courts’ Public Authority and Its Democratic Justification,” European Journal of International Law (2012; co-author); “10 x 10,” International Journal of Constitutional Law (2010); “Developing the Publicness of Public International Law: Toward a Legal Framework for Global Governance Activities,” The Exercise of Public Authority by International Institutions: Advancing International Institutional Law (2010; co-author) Education: MPhil, Faculty of Philosophy, Freie Universität Berlin; LLB and JSD, Freiburg/Breisgau

Rainer Forst Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main; Vice-Director, Center for Advanced Studies (Justitia Amplificata), Goethe University Research: Transnational justice and democracy Selected Works: Justification and Critique: Toward a Critical Theory of Politics (English ed., 2013; German ed., 2011); Toleration in Conflict: Past and Present (English ed., 2013; German ed., 2003); The Right to Justification: Elements of a Constructivist Theory of Justice (English ed., 2012; German ed., 2007) Education: PhD in philosophy, Goethe University

Antoine Vauchez Research Professor, Centre Européen de Sociologie et de Science Politique, Université Paris 1-Sorbonne Research: Fields of global justice: legal entrepreneurs, transnational fields, and the making of international courts Selected Works: L’Union par le Droit: L’Invention d’un Programme Institutionnel pour l’Europe (French ed., 2013; English ed., forthcoming); Lawyering Europe: European Law as a Transnational Social Field (2013; co-editor) Education: PhD in social and political science, European University Institute

Joint Straus/Senior Emile Noël Fellow Christopher McCrudden Professor of Human Rights and Equality Law, Queen’s University Belfast; William W. Cook Global Law Professor, University of Michigan Law School Research: An integrated theory of comparative human rights law Selected Works: Courts and Consociations: Human Rights Versus Power-Sharing (2013; co-author); “Human Dignity and Judicial Interpretation of Human Rights,” European Journal of International Law (2008); Buying Social Justice: Equality, Government Procurement, and Legal Change (2007) Education: MA and DPhil, Oxford University; LLB, Queen’s University Belfast School of Law; LLM, Yale Law School