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Diane Ring

dr. thomas f. carney distinguished scholar

Diane Ring 


Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Telephone: 617-552-0604  
















Diane M. Ring is a Professor of Law and the Dr. Thomas F. Carney Distinguished Scholar at Boston College Law School, where she researches and writes primarily in the field of international taxation, corporate taxation, and ethical issues in tax practice. Her recent work addresses issues including information exchange, international tax relations, sharing and human equity transactions, and ethics in international tax. Ms. Ring was a consultant for the United Nation’s 2014 project on tax base protection for developing countries, and the U.N.'s 2013 project on treaty administration for developing countries. She was the U.S. National Reporter for the 2012 IFA Conference on the Debt Equity Conundrum, and the U.S. National Reporter for the 2004 IFA Conference on Double Nontaxation. She was the Assistant General Reporter for the 1995 IFA Conference on Financial Instruments and was a consultant to the IFA research project on the impact of technological and financial innovation on the taxation of income and activities. She is the section chair for the Tax Section of the American Association of Law Schools, and is the Vice Chair for the Tax Section Committee of Teaching Taxation of the American Bar Association.



A.B., J.D., Harvard University


Fall  2016: Taxation II, Tax Policy
Spring 2017: International Aspects of U.S. Income Taxation