Professor Bergelson’s book Victims’ Rights and Victims’ Wrongs: A Theory of Comparative Criminal Liability was published in 2009 by Stanford University Press.
Her most recent work includes “Vulnerability, Consent, and Exploitation” in: “Trafficking in Human Beings” (work in progress), “Whose Pain Is It Anyway: Consent to Pain” in: The Ethics of Consent (Routledge Publishing) (forthcoming in 2016);“Rethinking Rape-by-Fraud” in: Consent and Control: Legal Perspectives on State Power (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) (forthcoming in 2016); “Conundrums of Consent,” in The Substantive Issues in Criminal Law (Ashgate University Press) (forthcoming in 2016); and “Self-Defense and Risks,” in The Ethics of Self-Defense (Oxford University Press, 2016).
Among other recent articles are: “The Meaning of Consent,” 12 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 171 (2014); “The Defense of Consent” in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law (Oxford University Press, 2014); “The Boundaries of the Criminal Law,” 7CRIM. L. AND PHIL’Y 383 (2013); “The Duty to Protect the Victim – or the Duty to Suffer Punishment?” 32 LAW AND PHIL’Y 199 (2013); “Victimless Crimes,” in International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Hugh LaFollette et al., eds.) (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013); “Vice Is Nice but Incest Is Best: Problem of a Moral Taboo,” 7 Criminal Law and Philosophy< 43 (2013); “The Defense of Consent” in Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013); “Choice of Evils: In Search of a Viable Rationale,” 6 Crim. L. and Phil’y 289 (2012); “A Fair Punishment for Humbert Humbert: Strict Liability and Affirmative Defenses,” 14 New Crim. L. Rev. 55 (2011); “Justification or Excuse? Exploring the Meaning of Provocation,” 42 Texas Tech. L. Rev. 307 (2009); “The Case of Weak Will and Wayward Desire” in Criminal Law and Philosophy (2009); “Provocation: Not Just a Partial Excuse” in Criminal Law Conversations (Oxford University Press, 2009); “Consent to Harm” in the Pace Law Review and also in The Ethics of Consent Theory and Practice (Alan Wertheimer & Franklin G. Miller, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009); “Justification or Excuse? Exploring the Meaning of Provocation” in the Texas Tech Law Review (2009); “Autonomy, Dignity, and Consent to Harm” in the Rutgers Law Review (2008); “The Right to Be Hurt: Testing the Boundaries of Consent” in the George Washington Law Review (2007); and “Rights, Wrongs, and Comparative Justifications” in the Cardozo Law Review (2007) and also in Law of Privileges — Journalists and Executives (R. Satyanarayana, ed., ICFAI University Press, 2009).
Professor Bergelson was 2010-2011 chair of the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Jurisprudence. As a Fulbright Specialist, she visited Hebrew University Law School in 2013, and as a Visiting Scholar, Melbourne University Law School in 2014. Professor Bergelson is on the editorial boards of BdeF and Edisofer (Buenos Aires and Madrid) and Law and Philosophy.