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Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler

Associate Professor in International Refugee Law, University of Reading, School of Law

Dr Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler is Associate Professor in International Refugee Law at the University of Reading, School of Law, where he Director of the Global LLM (postgraduate) programmes in Human Rights, International Law, and Advanced Legal Studies. He convenes the LLM modules 'International Refugee Law' and 'Israel/Palestine: International Law and Human Rights Issues', and contributes to teaching of 'International Humanitarian Law' and 'International Human Rights Law'. He also convenes the core undergraduate module 'Public Law 2' (administrative law and civil liberties).

Ruvi is an Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple; Convenor of the Civil Liberties and Human Rights Section of the Society of Legal Scholars; Editor-in-Chief of the Refugee Law Initiative (Institute for Advance Legal Study, University of London) Working Paper Series; and a Researcher at the Israel Democracy Institute (analysing the treatment of asylum seekers in Israel as part of the Constitutional Principles project).

Ruvi holds DPhil, MPhil, and BCL degrees from the University of Oxford; LL.M. with specialisation in Public Law from Hebrew University; and a joint LLB and BA from the University of Haifa. Ruvi was called to the Israeli bar in 2003.