Daniel Shaviro

  • Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, New York University School of Law

Daniel Shaviro is the Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation at New York University School of Law. He will teach Federal Income Tax and Law, Literature and Social Policy during the spring 2023 semester at UVA Law.

Shaviro’s scholarly work examines tax and other budget policy, entitlements programs, inequality and American culture. His books include “Bonfires of the American Dream” (2022), “Literature and Inequality” (2020), “Fixing U.S. International Taxation” (2014), “Decoding the U.S. Corporate Tax” (2009), “Making Sense of Social Security Reform” (2000), “When Rules Change” (2000), and “Do Deficits Matter?” (1997). He has also published numerous scholarly articles, along with a novel, “Getting It” (2010).

Shaviro is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School. Before teaching law, he spent three years in private practice at Caplin & Drysdale, a leading tax specialty firm, and three years as a legislation attorney at the Joint Congressional Committee on Taxation, where he worked on the Tax Reform Act of 1986. In 1987, Shaviro began his teaching career at the University of Chicago Law School, and joined the New York University School of Law in 1995.



  • J.D.
    Yale Law School
  • A.B.
    Princeton University