Edwin T. Hood (emeritus)
Emeritus Professor of Law
Ed Hood, a member of the California, Iowa and Missouri Bars, received his bachelor of business administration and J.D. from the University of Iowa. He earned his LL.M. in taxation from New York University in 1967. He spent two years in private practice with a large San Francisco law firm, and one year teaching at an Oregon law school. He is a past recipient of a University of Kansas City Faculty Fellowship Award and was named the Law School mentor for the Arthur Mag Fellow in 1982 and 1984. He received the Pearson Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1993.
Professor Hood served as director of the UMKC graduate tax program until his retirement in September 2007. During his tenure at UMKC, he developed the Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic and the Kansas City Tax Clinic, which provide hands-on experience for students while serving the larger community. In 2001, he developed a summer law program in Ireland, and continues to serves at its co-director.
Professor Hood teaches the courses Corporate Taxation I and II, State and Local Tax, International Taxation and Taxation of Property Transactions.
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