About


Alex Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Law at Emory University.  His teaching and research interests include federal income taxation, tax policy, partnership taxation, administrative law, and tax-exempt organizations.  He is particularly interested in how tax law and administration interact with and might vindicate foundational norms like equality, transparency, and antidiscrimination.  His research has been published by or is forthcoming from Virginia Law Review, Cornell Law Review, George Washington Law Review, NYU Law Review Online, Stanford Law Review Online, and Tax Notes, among others.

Before joining the Emory faculty, Alex clerked for the Honorable William A. Fletcher on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and for the Honorable Guido Calabresi on the Second Circuit.  He received a JD from Yale Law School, where he served as Managing Editor of the Yale Law Journal and won the Clifford L. Porter Prize in Taxation, as well as the Christopher E. Bergin Award from Tax Notes.  He received a PhD in Classics and Philosophy from Yale University.

Publications


Rethinking Eisner v. Macomber, and the Future of Structural Tax Reform


Alex Zhang

George Washington Law Review, vol. 92(1), 2024


Separation of Structures


Alex Zhang

Virginia Law Review, vol. 110, 2024


Antidiscrimination and Tax Exemption


Alex Zhang

Cornell Law Review, vol. 107, 2022


Ostracism and Democracy


Alex Zhang

New York University Law Review, vol. 96, 2021


Pandemics, Paid Sick Leaves, and Tax Institutions


Alex Zhang

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, vol. 52, 2021


The Wealth Tax: Apportionment, Federalism, and Constitutionality


Alex Zhang

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change, vol. 23, 2020


Damnatio Memoriae and Black Lives Matter


Alex Zhang

Stanford Law Review Online, vol. 73, 2020


The State and Local Tax Deduction and Fiscal Federalism


Alex Zhang

Tax Notes, vol. 168, 2020


Section 1033 Gain Deferral in the Time of COVID-19


Lee Kelley, Kandyce L. Korotky, Jeffrey Zink, Alex Zhang

Tax Notes, vol. 169, 2020

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