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									                                      DENNIS J. VENTRY, JR.
                                         dv327@nyu.edu
                                          949-433-4292

EDUCATION
May 2004         J.D., New York University School of Law
2003-04          Visiting Student, UCLA School of Law
Sept. 2001       Ph.D., History, University of California, Santa Barbara
June 1996        M.A., History, University of California, Santa Barbara
June 1993        B.A., History with a Specialization in Business Administration, UCLA

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
U.S. Economic and Tax History
U.S. Tax Policy, Theory, and Philosophy
U.S. Legal and Political History
U.S. Women‟s and Gender History

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Society for Legal History
National Tax Association

LEGAL EMPLOYMENT
09/04-08/05      Associate, O‟Melveny & Myers LLP, Newport Beach, CA
Summer „03       Summer Associate, O‟Melveny & Myers LLP, Newport Beach, CA
Summer ‟02       Summer Associate, Solomon, Zauderer, Ellenhorn, Frischer & Sharp, NY, NY

RESIDENTIAL FELLOWSHIPS
2005-2006        Visiting Scholar in Taxation, UCLA School of Law, Program in Business Law & Policy
2003-2004        Lawrence Lederman/Milbank Tweed Fellow in Law and Business, NYU School of Law
2001-2002        Samuel I. Golieb Fellow in Legal History, NYU School of Law
2000-2001        Research Fellow, The Brookings Institution
2000-2002        Postdoctoral Fellow, American Bar Foundation (declined)
1999-2000        Visiting Fellow, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
1996 & 1998      Research and Teaching Fellow, University of California Washington Center
1996 & 1999      Tax History Research Fellow, Tax Analysts (Arlington, VA)

RESEARCH AWARDS
2000 & 1999      Conference Travel Grant, Department of History, UCSB
1999             Richard Maass Memorial Research Grant, The Manuscript Society
1999             Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowship, Graduate Division, UCSB
1999             Department of History Dissertation Fellowship, Department of History, UCSB
1999             Humanities/Social Sciences Research Grant, Graduate Division, UCSB
1999             Conference Travel Grant, Graduate Division, UCSB
1999, „96, „95   Archival Research Travel Grant, Department of History, UCSB
1996             History Associates Fellowship, Department of History, UCSB
TEACHING AWARDS
1999 & 1997 Outstanding Faculty Member, Office of Residential Life, UCSB
1998          Outstanding Teaching Assistant in the Humanities and Fine Arts, Academic Senate,
              Committee on Effective Teaching and Instructional Support, UCSB
1997          J. Bruce Anderson Award, Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Department of History,
              UCSB

RESEARCH—PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Books

“Continuity Amidst Change: Taxes, Social Norms, and the American Family, 1913-2003,”
       (negotiating with several university presses);
Tax Justice: The Ongoing Debate, with Joseph J. Thorndike, eds. (Washington, DC: Urban Institute
       Press, 2002).

Contributions to Books

“Equity vs. Efficiency and the U.S. Tax System in Historical Perspective,” in Tax Justice: The
       Ongoing Debate, Joseph J. Thorndike and Dennis J. Ventry, Jr., eds. (Washington, DC: Urban
       Institute Press, 2002): 25-70.
“The Collision of Tax and Welfare Politics: The Political History of the Earned Income Tax Credit,” in
       Making Work Pay: The Earned Income Tax Credit and Its Impact on American Families, Bruce
       Meyer and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, eds. (New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2001): 15-
       66.

Articles

“Tax Shelters: Career of a Concept,” (this work in progress for publication as a law review article
        argues that modern efforts among tax professionals to shelter income from taxation bear no
        resemblance to endemic tax avoidance efforts that historically have plagued the U.S. federal
        income tax).
“State and Local Taxes: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Property Taxes, Sales
        and Use Taxes and State and Local Income Taxes,” with Chris Campbell, TAX FAQs,
        O‟Melveny & Myers LLP, 2005.
“Small Business Stock: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Qualified Small Business
        Stock and Section 1244 Stock,” with Winston Chang, TAX FAQs, O‟Melveny & Myers LLP,
        2005.
“Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC),” in Poverty in the United States: An Encyclopedia of History,
        Politics, and Policy, Alice O‟Connor and Gwendolyn Mink, eds. (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-
        CLIO Press, October 2004).
“The Collision of Tax and Welfare Politics: The Political History of the Earned Income Tax Credit,
        1969-1999,” National Tax Journal 53:4, Part 2 (December 2000): 983-1026.
“Straight Talk About the „Death‟ Tax: Politics, Economics and Morality,” Tax Notes (November 27,
        2000): 1159-70.
“The Negative Income Tax: An Intellectual History,” Tax Notes (October 27, 1997): 491-500.
“‟The Plan That Slogans Built‟: The Revenue Act of 1943,” with Joseph J. Thorndike, Tax Notes
        (September 1, 1997): 1241-44.
“The Victory Tax of 1942,” Tax Notes (June 16, 1997): 1549-50.
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Review Articles

“The Not-So-Hidden Welfare State,” EH-Net and H-Net (June 2000), review of Julian E. Zelizer,
       Taxing America: Wilbur D. Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945-1975 (Cambridge: Cambridge
       University Press, 1998).
“Full Exposure: Tax Policy as Social Policy,” Tax Notes (July 20, 1998): 393-402, review of
       Christopher Howard, The Hidden Welfare State: Tax Expenditures and Social Policy in the
       United States (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997).
“Taxing Women: A Taxing Book,” Tax Notes (May 18, 1998): 905-10, review of Edward J.
       McCaffery, Taxing Women (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997).

Conference Presentations and Commentary

“War Taxes: The Crucible of Fiscal Reform,” Panel Chair and Commentator, The Annual Meeting of
        the National Tax Association, November 17-19, 2005, Miami, FL.
“Tax Shelters: Career of a Concept,” Historical Perspective on Tax Law and Policy, sponsored by Tax
        Analysts, UCLA School of Law, and Cambridge University Centre for Tax Law, July 18-19,
        2005, Los Angeles, CA.
“Rethinking Redistribution: Tax Policy in an Era of Rising Inequality,” Commentator, UCLA School
        of Law, January 28, 2005, Los Angeles, CA.
“Tax Justice New Deal Style: FDR, the Treasury Department, and Family Taxation in the 1930s,”
        American Society for Legal History, October 28-31, 2004, Austin, TX.
“Race to the Bottom: Tax Justice, Tax Philosophers, and Tax Reduction,” The Annual Meeting of the
        National Tax Association, November 14-16, 2002, Orlando, FL.
“Strategies for Scholarship in Tax History,” Critical Tax Theory Conference, April 20-22, 2001,
        Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO.
“Gender Injustice?: Using History to Evaluate the Social Effects of the U.S. Income Tax,” National
        Policy History Conference, June 1-3, 2000, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green,
        OH.
“Liberals, Loopholes, and Long-term Growth: Equity, Growth, and Gender in Postwar Tax Policy,”
        American Society for Legal History, October 21-23, 1999, Toronto, Ontario.
“‟Till Death Do Us Part: Marriage, Taxes, and Gender,” Visiting Fellows Lecture Series, Graduate
        School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, The Dudley House, October 15, 1999,
        Cambridge, MA.
“The Collision of Tax and Welfare Politics: The Political History of the Earned Income Tax Credit,
        1969-1999,” The EITC: Early Evidence Conference, Joint Center for Poverty Research,
        October 7-8, 1999, Evanston, IL.
“Designing Women: Gender, Horizontal Equity, and Tax Reduction in Postwar Tax Policy, 1950-
        1960,” Journal of Policy History Conference, May 27-30, 1999, St. Louis, MO.




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