Dr. Sigall Horovitz

Sigall Horovitz (PhD) completed her Masters in Law (with honors) at Columbia University in 2003 and her PhD at the Hebrew University in 2014. Her PhD dissertation focuses on the impact of the ICTR on national reconciliation in Rwanda.

Dr. Horovitz has been teaching transitional justice courses at the Hebrew University since 2009. She also developed transitional justice workshops, which included study trips to Rwanda, Tanzania and South Africa. Previously, Dr. Horovitz worked as a legal adviser to the President of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), a legal consultant with the Special Court for Sierra Leone, and a researcher in the EU-funded “DOMAC Project”. She is a member of the New York and Israeli Bar Associations.

Dr. Horovitz recently received the Rabin Scholarship from the Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, at the Hebrew University, where she is conducting research on the applicability of transitional justice to the Israel-Palestine conflict.