Dotan is a professor and former dean at the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He received his LL.B. at the Hebrew University Jerusalem, LL.M. from the University of California at Berkeley and LL.D. from the Hebrew University. He did his post-doctoral studies at Wolfson College Oxford. He clerked for the Supreme Court of Israel (Chief Justice Shamgar 1984-85). His main areas of interest are public law, administrative and constitutional law, judicial review, privatization and the study of governmental lawyers. He was a visiting professor at Columbia Law School, Fordham Law School and University of Miami Law School. He has been the recipient of grants, fellowships and prizes such as the Israel Science Foundation grant and the Shneior Zalman Cheshin Prize. He published in journals such as Law & Society Review and Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. He serves as the President of the Israeli Association for Law and Society. During his fellowship, he will study the use of public procurements as a vehicle to track and measure institutional corruption in municipalities in Israel and the efficacy of gate-keeping institutions in this respect.