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Kristin E. Hickman


Professor Kristin E. Hickman is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor and holds the Harlan Albert Rogers Professorship in Law at the University of Minnesota Law School.   A member of the University of Minnesota faculty since 2004, she has also taught at Harvard Law School and Northwestern University School of Law.  She is one of forty public members of the Administrative Conference of the United States and a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.  

A leading authority in the fields of administrative law and tax administration, Professor Hickman has published scholarly articles in many of the country’s top law reviews.  Her scholarly work has been cited twice in opinions of the United States Supreme Court and regularly in lower court opinions and court briefs.  

Professor Hickman holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.S. in business administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Prior to law school, she practiced for several years as a certified public accountant.  Following law school, she clerked for the Honorable David B. Sentelle of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and practiced law with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.