Tamar Ezer

Associate Research Scholar in Law and Schell Visiting Human Rights Scholar


Tamar Ezer is an Associate Research Scholar in Law and Visiting Human Rights Scholar for the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights. She previously served as the Executive Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. Prior to coming to Yale, Ezer served as Deputy Director of the Law and Health Initiative of the Open Society Public Health Program.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

  • Room L37
  • (203) 432-9378

Education & Curriculum Vitae


LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2006

J.D., Harvard Law School, 2001

B.A., Stanford University, 1997

Courses Taught


  • Medical Legal Partnerships

Tamar Ezer is an Associate Research Scholar in Law and Visiting Human Rights Scholar for the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights. She previously served as the Executive Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. Prior to that, she served as Deputy Director of the Law and Health Initiative of the Open Society Public Health Program, where her work focused on legal advocacy to advance health and human rights in Eastern and Southern Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. Ezer also taught International Women’s Rights at Tulane Law School’s summer program and was a teaching fellow at Georgetown University Law Center’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, where she supervised test cases challenging discriminatory laws and oversaw fact-finding and legislative projects in Nigeria, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Philippines. She clerked for the Southern District of New York and the Supreme Court of Israel. She holds degrees from Stanford University and Harvard Law School, where she was editor-in-chief of the Harvard Human Rights Journal.