Dr. Renana Keydar is an assistant professor in Law and Digital Humanities at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She holds a degree in law and political science from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Stanford University. After completing her doctorate, Renana returned to Israel as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Minerva Center for Human Rights and then in the Martin Buber Society of Fellows at the Hebrew University.
In her research, Keydar investigates legal responses to mass atrocity and systematic human rights violations and the narratives partaking in shaping these institutions, using computational methods of text analysis. Her articles have been published in leading journals such as the Law and Society Review and Journal of International Criminal Justice. Prior to her graduate studies, Keydar served as an advocate in Israel State Attorney's Office - High Court of Justice Department.