Prof. Dr. Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko

Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko is an Professor in Law and Economics, the academic coordinator of the EDLE, and a lecturer in the European Master in Law & Economics (EMLE) and the Master in International and European Union Law. She holds two bachelor degrees in law and psychology from the University of Haifa; two master degrees: LL.M. from the University of Haifa and the degree of European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE, cum laude) from the University of Hamburg, University of Ghent and University of Vienna. She obtained her PhD degree from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Hamburg (summa cum laude) and University of Bologna.

Elena is also a qualified attorney in Israel and has worked in the past as a criminal prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office in Israel. Elena’s main research interests are criminal law and economics, behavioural and experimental law and economics and international criminal law. Her research is recognized internationally through her publications in leading international peer review journals, presentations in international conferences and guest lectures. Elena is involved in many Empirical Legal Studies projects, for which she also received different research grants, including the prestigious EUR Fellowship. Currently, she is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Erasmus Law Review and the book series Economic Analysis of Law, published by Springer Gabler. Finally, Elena has been advising ministries in Israel and the Netherlands on investigated criminal reforms related to income-dependent fines (day fines).