Dr. Sharon Yadin
Law and Regulation, Public Law,
Administrative Law, Regulation & Media
Dr. Sharon Yadin is a research fellow at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law, specializing in law and regulation. She has published two books and over 20 articles in prominent journals in Israel and abroad, mostly in the U.S. Her work is frequently cited by the Israeli Supreme Court and her thesis on regulatory contract doctrine was accepted into Israeli law in a precedential ruling on the natural gas regulation.
Dr. Yadin earned her doctorate degree in law from Tel-Aviv University, and her post-doctorate from The Hebrew University. Her current research focuses on soft regulatory strategies employed by administrative agencies, such as contractual regulation and regulation by shaming. She has also worked on projects that aim to shed light on the digital aspects of the administrative state.
Dr. Yadin has won several scholarships and academic awards, including the Gorney Award for young public law scholars, the Lakers Prize for best media regulation paper, the Lady Davis post-doctoral scholarship and the Zvi Meitar doctoral scholarship. She has also received various research grants and teaching awards.
She has served as public representative at the Israel Press Council and is currently serving as council member at the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation. She also serves as public committee member at Maala (a non-profit promoting corporate social responsibility) and as board director at the Israeli Law and Society Association. She advises governmental regulators, as well as multinational firms.