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Faculty and Staff Profile

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, JD, LL.M.

Assistant Professor

Office: 317 Sirrine Hall
Phone: 656-2377

 Educational Background

LL.M. Taxation
University of Florida 2005

University of Wyoming 2004

BS Theater
Radford University 1996

 Courses Taught

LAW 3220, Business Law

ACCT 8730, International Tax


Dr. Kisska-Schulze is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accountancy where she teaches The Legal Environment of Business at the undergraduate setting and International Tax at the Masters level. Prior to entering academics, Dr. Kisska-Schulze was an associate with Long Reimer Winegar Beppler LLP in Cheyenne, Wyoming and a Senior Associate at Deloitte Tax in McLean, Virginia. Dr. Kisska-Schulze has published her scholarly research in numerous journals, including the American Business Law Journal, the Akron Law Review, the Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Review, the Washington University Global Studies Law Review, the Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law, The Journal of Air Law and Commerce, and the Wyoming Law Review. Her research in the areas of tax and law has been presented both nationally and internationally, including in Calgary, Canada and Oslo, Norway. Her research article, States Taxing Carbon – Proposing Flexibility and Harmonization in the Movement Toward Environmental Reform in the U.S., was selected as a finalist for the prestigious Holmes-Cardozo Award in 2016. Outside of her classroom and scholarship endeavors, she served as the President of the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, serves as an Editor and Manuscript Reviewer for the Rocky Mountain Law Journal and American Business Law Journal, respectively, and is the Faculty Advisor for the Clemson University Women\'s Ultimate Frisbee Club.

 Research Publications

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Analyzing the Applicability of IRC § 162 on the Pay-For-Play Model, (forthcoming, VA. SPORTS & ENT. L.J (2017)).

Rodney Mock and Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Getting to the Bottom of Bottom Dollar Obligations, 157 TAX NOTES 11 (2017).

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze and Darren Prum, States Taxing Carbon – Proposing Flexibility and Harmonization in the Movement Toward Environmental Reform in the U.S., 40 ENVTL LAW & POL’Y J. 2 (2017).

Adam Epstein and Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Northwestern University, The University of Missouri and The “Student-Athlete”: Mobilization Efforts and the Future, JOURNAL OF LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT. Vol. 26, Iss. 2 (2016).

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Adam Epstein, The National Labor Relations Board v. Northwestern University: Cultivating a New Era for Taxing Qualified Scholarships, AKRON LAW REVIEW (TAX ED.) Vol. 49, Iss. 4, Article 1 (2015).

Darren Prum & Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, The Environmentally Conscious Skies: Did the European Union's Game of Brinksmanship Lead to a Viable Global Plan for Emissions Trading in Aviation?, 14 WASH. U. GLOBAL STUD. L. REV. 1 (2015).

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Adam Epstein, “Show Me the Money!” – Analyzing the Potential State Tax Implications of Paying Student-Athletes, 14 VA. SPORTS & ENT. L.J. 1 (2014).

Adam Epstein & Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, The NBA’s Collectively Bargained Amnesty Clause – Exploring the Fundamentals, 16 ATLANTIC LAW JOURNAL (2014).

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, The Future of Email Taxation in the Wake of the Expiration of the Internet Tax Freedom Act, AM. BUS. L. J., V. 51, Issue 2 (2014).

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Adam Epstein, Taxing Missy: Operation Gold and the 2012 Proposed Olympic Tax Elimination Act, TEX. REV. ENT. & SPORTS L., V. 14, No. 2 (2013).

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Gregory P. Tapis, Projections for Reducing Aircraft Emissions, J. AIR L. & COM. Vo. 77, No. 4 (2012).

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Taxation of Internet Sales – Where In the Cyberspace is Nexus? ROCKY MOUNTAIN LAW JOURNAL. Vo. 1, Issue 1 (2012).

Gregory P. Tapis, Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Kanu Priya & J. Haser, The Legal Complexities of High Risk Industries: Balancing Customer Service, Safety Issues, and Legal Requirements, 13 ATLANTIC LAW JOURNAL (2011).

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Christopher Reimer, Non-Commercial Aircraft Sales – Planning Strategies to Ensure FAA Compliance and Minimize Taxes, WYO. L. REV., V. 10, No. 1 (2010).