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Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, JD, LL.M.

Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, JD, LL.M.

Associate Professor



 Educational Background

    University of Florida, LL.M 2005

    University of Wyoming, J.D. 2004

    Radford University, BS 1996

Courses Taught

  • LAW 3220, Legal Environment of Business
  • ACCT 8730, International Tax
  • MBA 8370, Legal Environment of Business


Dr. Kisska-Schulze is an Associate Professor in the School of Accountancy. Her research interests generally focus on the application of tax to industry, and her articles have been published in numerous peer-reviewed outlets. In 2022, one of Dr. Kisska-Schulze's papers (titled, Brute Force (Anti) Federalism), co-authored with John T. Holden and Corey Ciocchetti, won the Holmes-Cardozo Award which recognizes significant, unpublished original legal research and is the premier research award granted by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. She has been invited to present her research at the Oklahoma Law School (2022), UC Irvine Law (2021), Indiana University Kelley School of Business (2019), Washington and Lee School of Law (2019), University of Pennsylvania Law School (2019), the University of Georgia Terry College of Business (2019), the American Business Law Journal Invited Scholars Colloquium (2018), and the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business (2017).

Research Publications

  • Janine Hiller, Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, & Scott Shackelford, Cybersecurity Carrots and Sticks, forthcoming, American Business Law Journal (2023).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, John T. Holden, and Corey Ciocchetti, Brute Force (Anti) Federalism, forthcoming, American Business Law Journal (2023).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, NIL: The Title IV Financial Aid Enigma, forthcoming, Oklahoma Law Review (2023).
  • Kim Houser, K. & Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Disrupting Venture Capital: Carrots, Sticks, and Artificial Intelligence, forthcoming, 13 UC Irvine Law Review 3 (2023).
  • Rodney Mock, David Chamberlain, & Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, The Zero Value Tax Fantasy, 42 Virginia Tax Review 1 (2023).
  • John Holden & Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Taxing Sports, 71 American University Law Review 3 (2022).
  • Rodney Mock & Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Saving the Nonessential With Radical Tax Policy, 90 University of Cincinnati Law Review 1 (2021).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Adam Epstein, Changing the Face of College Sports One Tax Return At a Time, 73 Oklahoma Law Review 3 (2021).
  • Peter Bowal, Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Richard Haigh, Adrienne Ng, Regulating Cannabis: A Comparative Exploration of the Canadian Experience, 57 American Business Law Journal 4 (2020).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Rodney Mock, The Robotic Revolution: A Tax Policy Collision Course, 93 Temple Law Review (2021).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Corey Ciocchetti, & Ralph Flick, Case-Baiting, 57 American Business Law Journal 2 (2020).
  • Karie Davis-Nozemack & Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Applying Sustainability to Tax, 23 Florida Tax Review 2 (2020).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze and Karie Davis-Nozemack, Humans vs. Robots: Rethinking Tax Policy For a More Sustainable Future, 79 Maryland Law Review, 4 (2020).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze and John T. Holden, Betting on Education, 81 Ohio State Law Journal 465 (2020).
  • David Chamberlain, Rodney Mock, and Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Disappearing Forks and Magical Airdrops, 165 Tax Notes, 791 (2019).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, This Is Our House!: The Tax Man Comes to College Sports, 29 Marquette Sports Law Review, 2 (2019).
  • Henry Lowenstein and Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, A Historical Examination of the Constitutionality of the Federal Estate Tax, 27 William & Mary Bill Of Rights Journal, 1 (2019).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze and Adam Epstein, The Claim Game: Analyzing the Tax Implications of Student-Athlete Insurance Policy Payouts, 25 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal, 231 (2018).
  • Roger Dorsey and Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Indexing Capital Gains for Inflation: Can "Phase Two" of Tax Reform Be Accomplished by Treasury Department Regulation?, 128 Journal Of Taxation, 6 (2018).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Analyzing the Applicability of IRC: 162 on the Pay-For-Play Model, 16 Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, 2 (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 Environmental Law & Policy Journal, 2 (2017).
  • Adam Epstein and Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Northwestern University, The University of Missouri and The "Student-Athlete": Mobilization Efforts and the Future, 26 Journal Of Legal Aspects Of Sport, 2 (2016).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Adam Epstein, The National Labor Relations Board v. Northwestern University: Cultivating a New Era for Taxing Qualified Scholarships, 49 Akron Law Review, 4 (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 Washington University Global Studies Law Review, 1 (2015).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Adam Epstein, "Show Me the Money!": Analyzing the Potential State Tax Implications of Paying Student-Athletes, 14 Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, 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, 51 American Business Law Journal, 2 (2014).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Adam Epstein, Taxing Missy: Operation Gold and the 2012 Proposed Olympic Tax Elimination Act, 14 Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law, 2 (2013).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze & Gregory P. Tapis, Projections for Reducing Aircraft Emissions, 77 Journal of Air Law & Commerce, 4 (2012).
  • Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Taxation of Internet Sales: Where In the Cyberspace is Nexus? 1 Rocky Mountain Law Journal, 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, 10 Wyoming Law Review, 1 (2010).
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