S.J.D., Harvard Law School
Alexandre (Sandy) Kedar teaches at the Law School at the University of Haifa, Israel. He holds a Doctorate in Law (S.J.D) from Harvard Law School. He was a visiting professor at the University of Michigan Law School as well as a Grotius International Law Visiting Scholar there and a visiting associate professor at the Frankel Institute for Judaic studies in the University of Michigan (2008-2009).
He served as the President of the Israeli Law and Society Association (2010) and is the co-coordinator of the Law and Geography CRN of LSA. His principal research focus is on legal geography, legal history, law and society and land regimes in settler societies and in Israel. He is also active in public struggles over distributive justice in Israeli land and is the co-founder (in 2003) and director of the Association for Distributive Justice, an Israeli NGO addressing these issues.
He is the co-editor, with Irus Braverman, Nicholas Blomley and David Delaney of The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography (Stanford University Press, 2014) in which his "Expanding Legal Geographies: A Call for a Critical Comparative Approach" was published as well as a co-written introductory chapter, "Expanding the Spaces of Law: An Introduction." Kedar is currently in the last stages of writing a co-authored book with Ahmad Amara and Oren Yiftachel: Terra Nullius in Zion? Indigenous Bedouin Land and Contested Legal Geographies of the Negev, Palestine/Israel.
At Miami Law he teaches Comparative Legal Geography: Colonial and Postcolonial Land Regimes in the British Empire and its Successor States.