Hava Dayan

Lecturer at the School of Criminology, University of Haifa, Israel

Hava Dayan is a Lecturer at the School of Criminology, University of Haifa. She has 2 degrees in Sociology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, a PhD in Sociology from the National University of Singapore (2001) and an LLB from the University of Haifa (2006).

She researches in the field of criminal law and society, with a particular focus and interest in gender and crime. These days she is finalizing her book on 'Femicide and the American Criminal Doctrines', targeted towards common law legal scholars. In addition she is active in social platforms combating femicide, where she has recently drafted several legislative bills to amend the penal codes of Israel and the US and is a substitute management committee member of the EU COST Action on Femicide across Europe.

Selected publications related to the field of violence against women include: ‘In Between the Hammer and the Anvil: Battered Women Claiming Self Defence and a Legislative Proposal to Amend Section 3.04(2)(b) of the US Model Penal Code’ (with Emanuel Gross) Harvard Journal on Legislation, Volume 52, 2015; ‘Uxoricide Under the Auspices of the Model Penal Code: A Legislative Proposal to Amend Section 210.3(b) of the Model Penal Code’ (with Emanuel Gross) Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, Volume 15.2, 2015

Forthcoming Events


7th LCSS PhD Methodology Conference

The conference aims to bring together PhD & Professional doctoral students and early-career researchers from various disciplines within the Social Sciences and Humanities in order to share their research experiences.

Latest News

A Tide of Humanity: Discussing the Migrant Crisis

On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis

LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, London, 3rd-7th August 2015

In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.

LCSS Summer School 2015

We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August

International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education

LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education


“Insider” and/or “outsider: Anthropologists’ constant status negotiation”

Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

In the Name of the Nation: the burqa ban, French values and Islam

Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy

On Welfare Reform with Baroness Molly Meacher

Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.

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