Dean Boise is a professor of law and the 14th dean of Syracuse University College of Law where his focus is on successfully navigating the disruptions occurring in legal services and in legal education.
Before coming to Syracuse, he was Dean and Joseph C. Hostetler-BakerHostetler Chair in Law at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland–Marshall College of Law, and has held faculty positions at DePaul University College of Law, where he was also director of the Graduate Tax Program, and Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He has taught a variety of tax courses, and his scholarship on U.S. corporate and international tax policy and offshore financial centers has been published in the Texas International Law Journal, the George Mason Law Review, and the Minnesota Law Review, among others.
Before beginning his academic career, Dean Boise practiced law at Cleary Gottlieb and Akin Gump, in New York, and at Thompson Hine, in Cleveland, Ohio. He clerked for the Honorable Pasco M. Bowman II, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Dean Boise earned his LL.M. in Taxation from NYU, his JD from the University of Chicago, and his bachelors degree in political science, summa cum laude, from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he also completed substantial coursework in piano performance at the University’s Conservatory of Music.
Dean Boise is a member of the New York and Ohio Bars, was a member of the ABA’s former Standards Review Committee, and serves on the Steering Committee of the AALS’s Deans’ Forum.