Ian Redpath, JD, LLM Chair; Professor
BLS, Psychology and Political Science — Hillsdale College
JD (Honors) — University of Detroit School of Law
LLM, specialty in Tax Law — University of Wisconsin
Dr. Redpath combines the legal expertise of an attorney with the business acumen of a management consultant. An authority in tax law, he has conducted tax-training sessions for Eastman Kodak’s National and International Tax Department as well as continuing-education tax seminars for 26 state CPA societies.
His extensive research in the taxation field has resulted in numerous articles published in scholarly journals. In 1993 he was invited to Moscow as a visiting professor at the All-Russian Academy. He returned to Moscow in 2000 to discuss “Attracting Western Investment to Emerging Economies” and “Tax Reform to Encourage Business Development” as a visiting professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Economics. He has presented papers at conferences and conducted seminars for various organizations across the U.S., including the National Football League.
Dr. Redpath developed several courses offered at Canisius: “Taxation and Financial Planning;” the MBA course “Legal Environment;” and both undergraduate and graduate courses in basic and advanced taxation. Professor Redpath is the Director of the Graduate Accounting Programs. Among other responsibilities, he has served as moderator of the college’s Accounting Society and as a member of the College Honors Committee, the Wehle School of Business Long-Range Planning Committee, the Accountancy Council Tax Committee, and the Accountancy Council Student Recruitment Committee.