Dr. Ira K. Lindsay is a Senior Lecturer in Finance Law and Ethics at the University of Surrey School of Law where he teaches taxation and property law. Dr. Lindsay graduated with a B.A. in history from Swarthmore College and received a Fulbright Fellowship to study Russian history at the European University of St. Petersburg. At Yale Law School, he served as a teaching assistant for Contracts and assisted in the legal defense of detainees before military commissions in Guantanamo Bay. After graduating from Yale, he practiced tax law at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York City and served as a law clerk to Judge Stephen F. Williams at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Dr. Lindsay defended a doctoral dissertation in philosophy, "A Humean Theory of Property Rights," at the University of Michigan in 2014. From 2014 to 2016, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Dartmouth College in the Department of Philosophy and the Political Economy Project. Dr. Lindsay's research interests including taxation, property, jurisprudence, comparative law and political philosophy. His work has appeared in the Florida Tax Review and the Columbia Journal of European Law.
Taxation, Property, Jurisprudence, Comparative Law, Political Philosophy
Deputy Director of the Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy