Dr. Amir Paz-Fuchs is a lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sussex and a research fellow at the University of Oxford’s Center for Socio-Legal Studies. He earned his first degree cum laude in law and philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He wrote his doctoral thesis at the University of Oxford on welfare and labor programs. After completing his doctorate he taught in the Faculty of Law at the Ono Academic College and the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University. Dr. Paz-Fuchs has published more than twenty articles on welfare and labor programs, social and economic rights, and legal aspects of privatizing social services. At the same time he has headed two research projects: The first, at Wolfson College, Oxford, studied the challenges of the welfare state in the twenty-first century. The second, in collaboration with Prof. Yitzhak Galnoor of the Center for Social Justice and Democracy in Memory of Yaacov Chazan at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, examines the state’s responsibility and the limits of privatization. As part of the privatization project Dr. Paz-Fuchs initiated the writing of an annual report on privatizations and nationalizations in Israel and he is its co-author. In addition, he is in charge of the project’s policy papers.
Dr. Amir Paz-Fuchs
Co Academic Director of the privatization project, Researcher, Co Author of the Annual Report on Privatization