Professor Miriam Zucker received her SJD degree from the University of Toronto, where she also served as an SJD advisor for LLM students. She earned her LLM degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she taught Administrative Law. Prior to beginning her academic career, Miriam practiced law in the Civil Suits and Outsourcing Department at the Israeli State Attorney’s office.
Miriam has been teaching courses on multiculturalism, gender equality, and colonialism at Osgoode Hall Law school and the University of Toronto. Her research concerns the areas of multiculturalism, feminism, and law & religion. Miriam’s research on the problem of intra-group vulnerability among Indigenous and racialized minority communities is published in the Columbia Journal of Gender & Law and the McGill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism. Her recent work on this issue has been awarded the Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights (University of Texas at Austin, 2021).