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Dorothy Brown

Straus Distinguished Visiting Professor
School of Law


Dorothy Brown received her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and her LLM in Taxation from New York University. She practiced tax and securities law in Washington, DC and then went to work on Wall Street as an investment banker. In 1991 she began her law teaching career at George Mason. She has subsequently taught on the law faculties at Cincinnati and Washington and Lee. She is currently a faculty member at Emory University School of Law.

Her articles have been published in some of the leading law journals in the country and is the author of Critical Race Theory: Cases, Materials and Problems (Thomson/West) and co-author of Federal Income Taxation (West Academic).


  • LLM (Taxation), New York University, 1984
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1983
  • BS, Fordham University, 1980


  • Federal Income Tax
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Corporate Tax
  • Tax Policy
  • Taxation