August 19, 2008
Oregon Law Welcomes Visiting Professor Roberta Mann
Oregon Law is pleased to welcome Visiting Professor Roberta Mann. Professor Mann is a tax, property, and environmental law expert from Delaware’s Widener University School of Law, where she has taught federal income tax and property law since 1998.
Before joining the Widener faculty, Professor Mann worked in the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service, where she focused on corporate, partnership, estate and gift tax, and natural resources tax. She also spent one year on staff at the United States Congress Joint Committee on Taxation.
Professor Mann received her bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and juris doctorate from Arizona State University, and master of laws from the Georgetown University Law Center. She is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and is active in a number of professional and civic organizations.
Professor Mann has penned numerous articles on tax law, with several of her more recent pieces focusing on environmental tax issues. Her landmark article, “Waiting to Exhale?: Global Warming and Tax Policy,” was published in 2002 by the American University Law Review. Her recent works include a law review article, “Trading Greenbacks for Green Behavior: Oregon and the City of Portland’s Environmental Incentives,” and a book chapter, “Subsidies, Tax Policy, and Technological Innovation,” which appears in Global Climate Change and U.S. Law.
Professor Mann will teach Federal Tax I and II, Tax Policy Seminar, and Property.