Nancy Shurtz joined the law school faculty from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Her interests include individual and business tax law, tax policy, environmental policy, and women and the law. She is editor for the Media/book Products Committee of the American Bar Association's Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section. Shurtz has been a literature reviewer and columnist for Estate Planning magazine since 1990. Recently, she consulted with Mills College (California) about the formation of an all women's law school after her article on the subject came out in 2005 in The Hastings Women's Law Review.