Ronen Perry is a Professor of Law and Director of the Aptowitzer Center for Risk, Liability, and Insurance at the University of Haifa. Prof. Perry received his LLB magna cum laude from the Tel Aviv University in 1996, where he studied in the special program for excellent students (admitting 0.5% of undergraduate students). He completed with distinction his LLM studies, as part of the direct doctoral track requirements, then served for three years in the IDF JAG Corps, and received his LLD summa cum laude from the Hebrew University in 2001.
Prof. Perry has published a book and sixty articles and book chapters on tort law, contract law, insurance, remedies, jurisprudence, and the legal process, and is also engaged in empirical and experimental legal studies without a priori commitment to a specific branch of law. He served as the President of the Israeli Private Law Association, and currently serves as member of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law, the World Tort Law Society, and the Global Young Academy, and as the Israeli reporter to the European Tort Law Yearbook. Prof. Perry was a visiting researcher at New York University, University of Oxford, Pompeu Fabra University, and the University of Vienna. He is one of the founding editors, and a senior editor of the Journal of Tort Law, an editorial board member of Law and Social Inquiry, and the editor-in- chief of the Haifa Law Review. In 2015, he was awarded the Fattal Prize for excellence in legal research.