Tamar Kricheli-Katz

  • Associate Professor, Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law

Tamar Kricheli-Katz is an associate professor at the Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law. She earned a Ph.D. from Stanford’s Sociology Department, a J.S.M. from Stanford Law School and an LL.B. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Kricheli-Katz teaches and researches in the fields of discrimination, inequality, empirical legal studies, contract law, and law and society. She has taught at the University of California at Berkeley, Northwestern University and Stanford Law School.

She is a recipient of the Alon Scholarship for outstanding junior faculty, the Israel Science Foundation research grant and the National Science Foundation dissertation improvement grant. Prior to her graduate studies, Kricheli-Katz served as a law clerk and a legal adviser to Justice Theodor Or of the Israeli Supreme Court.

Her publications include “How Many Cents on the Dollar? Women and Men in Product Markets” (with Tali Regev), Science Advance 2:2 (2016); “Choice-Based Discrimination: Labor-Force-Type Discrimination Against Gay Men, the Obese, and Mothers,” Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 10:670-695 (2013); “He Paid, She Paid: Exploiting Israeli Courts’ Rulings on Litigation Costs” (with Talia Fisher, Issi Rosen‐Zvi and Ted Eisenberg), Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 13:536-561 (2016); and “Choice, Discrimination and the Motherhood Penalties,” Law & Society Review 46:557-587 (2012).  



  • Ph.D.
    Stanford University
  • J.S.M.
    Stanford Law School
  • LL.B.
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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