Israel Doron

Professor Doron is head of the Department of Gerontology and teaches at the School of Social Work and the Faculty of Law at the University of Haifa. He has a PhD from Osgood Hall Law School at York University in Toronto (2000), a law degree from the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University (1989) and an MA in Law from Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, D.C., (1993).

Professor Doron has edited leading books in his field including Theories on Law and Aging: The Jurisprudence of Elder Law (2008) and Beyond Elder Law (2011). He is also the author of many articles published in international journals. He specializes in ethics and aging, social policy and aging, and the rights of senior citizens. Professor Doron is active in a variety of NGOs and is one of the founders of the Israeli NGO, Law in the Service of the Elderly. He currently serves as a member of the board of that association and of the Israel Gerontological Society.