Tomer Broude

  • Sylvan M. Cohen Chair in Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law and Department of International Relations
  • Academic Director, Minerva Center for Human Rights

Tomer Broude is the Sylvan M. Cohen Chair in Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law and Department of International Relations, academic director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights, and former vice-dean of the Faculty of Law. He specializes in public international law and international economic law, particularly international trade and investment, human rights, dispute settlement, development and cultural diversity. He is currently working on a book project on "Behavioral Economics and International Law," to be published by Oxford University Press in 2019 (co-authored with Anne van Aaken). He is the author and editor of several books as well as numerous articles that have appeared in publications such as the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, Virginia Journal of International Law, Journal of World Trade, World Trade Review, Journal of International Economic Law, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Journal of World Intellectual Property, Goettingen Journal of International Law and the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal.

During 2007-09, he served as co-chair of the International Economic Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law. He is one of the founders of the Society of International Economic Law and a former member of its Executive Council. In 2011, following a nomination by the Israeli Government, the World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Body added him to the indicative list of governmental and nongovernmental panelists to hear WTO disputes. In 2013 he was appointed to the list of Israeli arbitrators under the Israel-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement. In 2018 he was appointed by the government of Canada to the roster of NAFTA Chapter 19 (Trade Remedies) Panelists. He is a member of Israel's Trade Remedy Advisory Board. He has also worked with the WTO's Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation, training government officials from Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia in WTO law, and he regularly consults governments, corporations and nongovernmental organizations.


  • S.J.D.
    University of Toronto
  • LL.B.
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • B.A.
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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