Prof. Hanoch Dagan is a former Dean of the Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law (2006-2011) and the founding director of the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies (2007-2011). He is also a Senior Fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute and a member of the American Law Institute and of the International Academy of Comparative Law. Prof. Dagan received an LL.M. and a J.S.D. from Yale Law School (where he held a Fulbright award) after receiving his LL.B. Summa Cum Laude from Tel Aviv University. Prior to becoming Dean he was the Director of the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law and the Editor in Chief of Theoretical Inquiries in Law. Prof. Dagan has published over fifty articles in leading legal journals such as Yale Law Journal, Columbia Law Review, New York University Law Review, California Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Texas Law Review, University of Toronto Law Journal, Boston University Law Review, American Bankruptcy Law Journal, American Journal of Comparative Law, and Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities. Prof. Dagan has also written five books – Unjust Enrichment: A Study of Private Law and Public Values (Cambridge University Press, 1997), The Law and Ethics of Restitution (Cambridge University Press, 2004), Property at a Crossroads (Ramot, 2005) (in Hebrew), Property: Values and Institutions (Oxford University Press, 2011), and Properties of Property (with Gregory S. Alexander; Aspen, 2012) – and he is currently working a new book - Reconstructing American Legal Realism & Rethinking Private Law Theory (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2013). Prof. Dagan delivered the Keynote Speech at the Obligations IV Conference: The Goals of Private Law, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, 2008; the 2010 Meador Lectures on Rationality, Alabama Law School; and the 2011-12 Cecil A. Wright Memorial Lecture, University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He has served as a visiting professor at many law schools, including Yale, Columbia, Michigan, Cornell, and Toronto.
Restitution and unjust enrichment