Sunday, August 26, 2018
University of Florida Press Release:
Dean Laura Rosenbury is very happy to announce that Professor Charlene Luke has agreed to serve as the Associate Dean for Tax Programs at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. In this role, Dean Luke will work with Professor Fred Murray, Director of the Graduate Tax Program, and Professor Mindy Herzfeld, Director of the International Tax Program.
Dean Luke joined the University of Florida in 2008 and currently serves as a UF Research Foundation Professor (2017–2020). She became the editor-in-chief of the Florida Tax Review in 2016.
Dean Luke’s research primarily focuses on the problem of tax avoidance and evasion and has appeared in the Virginia Tax Review, Tax Lawyer, Buffalo Law Review, Hofstra Law Review, Seattle University Law Review, and Connecticut Insurance Law Journal. She also recently became a co-author of the McDaniel, McMahon, and Simmons’s series of business entity taxation casebooks, as well as Repetti and Lyons’s Partnership Income Taxation (Concepts and Insights) (6th ed. 2018).
Dean Luke earned her B.A. and J.D. degrees from Brigham Young University. She graduated first in her J.D. class and clerked for Judge J. Clifford Wallace of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Following her judicial clerkship, Professor Luke worked as a tax associate at Dechert LLP in its Philadelphia office. She began her academic career at Florida State University College of Law.