Professor of Tax Law Joshua Blank LLM ’07, faculty director of the Graduate Tax Program, has been named NYU Law’s vice dean for technology-enhanced education.

Joshua BlankIn his new vice deanship, Blank will focus initially on four areas: working with faculty to introduce and enhance the use of technology in their teaching; overseeing the current online degree programs, the Executive LLM in Taxation and the Master of Studies in Law in Taxation, and helping to launch new degree programs with significant online components; leading the Law School’s efforts in developing open education content; and representing NYU Law on University-level technology committees. While continuing work on current technology-based initiatives, he will also actively seek new and forward-thinking opportunities for the Law School to evolve technologically.

Blank, a member of the full-time faculty and faculty director of the Graduate Tax Program since 2010, is an expert in tax administration and compliance, taxpayer privacy, and taxation of business entities. He won NYU Law’s Podell Distinguished Teaching Award in 2014.

Posted September 22, 2016