Paul L. Caron

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Steven Dean Leaves Brooklyn For Boston University

After visiting at Boston University in the Fall 2022 semester, Steven Dean (Brooklyn) has accepted a tenured lateral position at the law school and will be a faculty affiliate of the Center for Antiracist Research:

Dean (2020)In his forthcoming book Global Jim Crow: Taxation and Racial Capitalism (Oxford University Press 2023), Dean explains how racial bias helped create and continues to sustain a global tax system that favors wealthy states. He has coauthored three books with other Brooklyn Law professors: For-Profit Philanthropy (Oxford University Press 2023) and Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets (Oxford University Press 2017) with Dana Brakman Reiser and Federal Taxation of Corporations and Corporate Transactions (Aspen Publishers 2018) with Brad Borden. He has testified before the US House Ways and Means Committee and been a consultant to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Dean serves as codirector of the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law. He serves on the board of the National Tax Association and serves the American Bar Association as a member of the diversity committee of its Tax Section and a member of the editorial board for its journal, The Tax Lawyer. He serves the New York State Bar Association as a member of the executive committee of its Tax Section and as a member of its professional ethics committee.

Dean graduated from Yale Law School and earned his undergraduate degree in Political Economy at Williams College. He previously practiced tax law at Debevoise & Plimpton and Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Before law school he worked with KPMG’s transfer pricing group.

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