December 4, 2008
Visiting Professor Roberta Mann Joins Oregon Law Permanently
Visiting Professor Roberta Mann is extending her stay at Oregon Law for quite a while.
Dean Margie Paris announced Monday that the university granted Professor Mann indefinite tenure at the rank of full professor. The change in status is effective January 1.
“This means that we will be able to enjoy Roberta’s brilliance, energy, enthusiasm, and expertise on a permanent basis,” remarked Dean Paris in her announcement to the law school’s faculty and staff.
Professor Mann expressed her delight at joining the law school community in an e-mail message to faculty and staff.
“I am thrilled and excited to become a permanent part of this terrific group of scholars and teachers,” she said.
Professor Mann is a tax, property, and environmental law expert joining Oregon Law from Widener University School of Law, where she taught federal income, tax, and property since 1998. Mann earned her M.B.A. and J.D. cum laude from Arizona State University, where she also served as assistant editor of the Arizona State University Law Journal. In 1995, she received her LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.
Professor Mann practiced in the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service, concentrating primarily on the areas of partnerships, corporate, estate and gift, and natural resources. She also served on the Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation in U.S. Congress.