Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Neil Buchanan Joins UF Law Faculty (Apr. 9, 2019):
The University of Florida Levin College of Law is pleased to announce that Neil H. Buchanan will join the faculty as a Professor of Law and the James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar Chair in Taxation. Professor Buchanan currently serves as a Professor of Law at The George Washington University and the Smith Freehills Visitor to the Faculty of Law in the University of Cambridge.
Professor Buchanan is nationally and internationally known for his groundbreaking work on intergenerational tax equity. His work has appeared in Cornell Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Virginia Tax Review, and George Washington Law Review, among others.
In addition to his scholarship concerning tax law and policy, Professor Buchanan regularly contributes to public debates surrounding federal tax and spending policies.
Professor Buchanan publishes regular columns in Verdict and the widely read blog Dorf on Law. More than 100 of these pieces have been reprinted in Newsweek, where Professor Buchanan served as a featured columnist for several years.
Professor Buchanan received an A.B. in Economics from Vassar College, a J.D. from University of Michigan, both an A.M. and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Laws from Monash University in Australia. “We are very excited that Neil agreed to join UF Law,” Dean Laura A. Rosenbury said. “He will enhance our scholarly breadth and be an invaluable resource for students in both our J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation programs. Along with our other faculty, Neil will play a vital role in ensuring that our tax program continues to move from strength to strength.”