Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Dorothy Brown Named Straus Distinguished Visiting Professor At Pepperdine Law School

Brown (Dorothy) (2015)Dorothy Brown, Professor of Law at Emory Law School, has been named Pepperdine Law School's Straus Distinguished Visiting Professor for Spring 2019.

Dorothy is the nation's leading critical tax scholar examining race, class, and gender implications of tax policy. Last month, she secured a deal with Crown Publishing Group (a subsidiary of Random House) for a book on The Whiteness of Wealth, which will "investigate how American tax policy enriches white families at the expense of black families in many spheres, including housing, education, investing, and marriage." The book will draw on Dorothy's prior work, including:

Dorothy is the co-author of a leading federal income tax casebook, Federal Income Taxation: Cases, Problems, and Materials (West 6th ed. 2016). She has won seven teaching awards over the course of her career. 

Dorothy recently served for several years as Emory University's Vice-Provost for Academic Affairs and Senior Advisor to the Provost.

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Investigating how paying taxes enriches the person paying? Bill Gates has paid more in taxes than I have, which is why he is so much richer I suppose. I guess I should have paid more. Ah, academia.

Posted by: Skipp | Jan 24, 2018 9:20:55 AM