Erez, Lior

University of Oxford

Lior Erez is a normative political theorist, currently the Alfred Landecker Postdoctoral Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.  He holds a PhD in Political Theory from UCL and an M.Phil in Political Thought and Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge. In recent years, Lior conducted postdoctoral research at the European University Institute, the Edmond J. Safra Centre for Ethics at Tel Aviv University, the Minerva Centre for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the MINDSS interdisciplinary programme at the University of Haifa. His research interests lie at the intersection of international political theory and theories of citizenship, specifically questions of cosmopolitanism and political motivation, the ethics of immigration and citizenship policy, nationalism, and international development aid. His current book project explores new practices in naturalisation policy and the instrumental use of citizenship law by states seeking to advance their values and interests. His work has been published in journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political ScienceSocial Theory and PracticeEthics & International Affairs, the Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, and World Development.