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Heather Field

Eucalyptus Foundation Professor of Law; Senior Co-Director, UC Hastings Center on Tax Law

Co-founded the UC Hastings Center on Tax Law.

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Focal areas

Tax law, policy, and pedagogy.

Issues that spark your passion

Taxpayers’ behavior in response to the tax law; the role of tax practitioners; preparing students for the tax profession.

Recent article

“A Tax Professor’s Guide to Formative Assessment,” written to help tax professors integrate formative assessment into their classes in time-efficient ways that improve student learning.

Front burner

Writing “Allocating Tax Transition Risk,” a forthcoming article in the Tax Law Review analyzing taxpayers’ use of private contracts to manage the risk of future tax law changes.

Favorite project you’ve spearheaded

Co-founding the UC Hastings Center on Tax Law.

Particularly meaningful honor

Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching 2008.

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