Professor Rifat Azam researches and teaches in the fields of tax law and policy, international taxation, e-commerce and human rights at IDC-Herzliya. His book on e-commerce taxation was published by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem press and his articles were published by Virginia Tax Review and other leading law journals. He clerked for Chief Justice Aharon Barak of the Israeli Supreme Court and served as legal assistant to the Chief Justice and the Supreme Court in the years 1997-2006.
Professor Azam will be visiting NSU Shepard Broad College of Law after a year at Columbia Law School as the Israel Institute Visiting Professor of law conducting international taxation research and teaching on The Role of The Israeli Supreme Court in Democracy and Society. He has also performed research at Harvard Law School and University of Michigan Law School.