Professor Kerry Ryan entered academia as a visiting assistant professor of law at the University of Florida, where she taught Income Taxation, Corporate Taxation and Federal Tax Research. She joined the SLU LAW faculty as an assistant professor of law and teaches Income Taxation, Estate & Gift Taxation, Trusts & Estates, Estate Planning, Income Taxation of Trusts & Estates and Tax Policy.
Prof. Ryan received a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, a master’s degree in accounting and a J.D. from Tulane University, and an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida. Following her LL.M., Professor Ryan practiced in the Estate and Business Succession Planning Department at Bose McKinney & Evans, LLP in Indianapolis, IN.
Prof. Ryan’s recent scholarship explores the interaction between the income tax and financial aid systems and the ethical underpinnings of the gift tax exclusion for education and healthcare.