Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, the Irwin I. Cohn Professor of Law and director of the International Tax LL.M. Program, specializes in corporate and international taxation, and is widely published in these subject areas. He also served as consultant to the U.S. Treasury and to the OECD on tax competition, and has testified numerous times before Congressional committees on corporate and international tax issues. Professor Avi-Yonah is a member of the Steering Group of the OECD's International Network for Tax Research and chair of the American Bar Association's Tax Section Committee on Tax Policy. Professor Avi-Yonah earned his B.A., summa cum laude, from Hebrew University and then earned three degrees from Harvard: an A.M. in history, a Ph.D. in history, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School. He's currently a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of the Board of Trustees of Diritto e Practica Tributario Internazionale, and a member of the Advisory Board for the International Tax Journal. Additionally, Prof. Avi-Yonah is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Taxation Law and Policy Research Institute at Monash University, an International Research Fellow at Oxford University's Centre for Business Taxation, and a member of the Board of Editors of the Canadian Tax Journal and a memeber of thea dvisory board of Tax Management.
Prof. Avi-Yonah has been a visiting professor of law at the University of Michigan, New York University, and the University of Pennsylvania. He has also served as an assistant professor of law at Harvard and as an assistant professor of history at Boston College. In addition, he has practiced corporate tax law with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York; Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York; and Ropes & Gray, Boston. His teaching interests focus on various aspects of corporate and international taxation.
In 2009-10, he teaches introduction to business taxation, international taxation, tax treaties and consumption taxes, and the Tax Policy Workshop.
See also International Network for Tax Research (INTR)