Susan C. Morse

  • Assistant Professor


  • JD Harvard
  • AB Princeton

Areas of Specialty

Susan Morse joined the University of Texas law faculty in 2013. She studies and writes about rules and standards, international tax reform and tax compliance; and has taught federal income tax, business tax, international tax, and tax policy courses. She has pioneered the Financial Methods for Lawyers course at Texas Law. In 2013, she served as the Abe Greenbaum Fellow at the University of New South Wales School of Taxation and Business Law, Sydney.

Professor Morse clerked for the Honorable Michael Boudin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and spent seven years in business tax practice at Ropes & Gray, Boston and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto. Prior to joining the Texas faculty, she served as Associate Professor at UC Hastings College of the Law and as Research Assistant Professor at Santa Clara University School of Law. Follow her on Twitter @susancmorse.

Susie's recent publications include: Safe Harbors, Sure Shipwrecks, 49 U.C. Davis L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2016); A Simpler Offshore Profits Transition Tax, 76 Tax Notes Int'l 629 (Feb. 17, 2014) Startup Ltd.: Tax Planning and Initial Incorporation, 14 Fla. Tax Rev. 319 (2013); Why FATCA Intergovernmental Agreements Bind the U.S. Government, 70 Tax Notes Int'l 245 (April 15, 2013) ; Tax Haven Incorporation for U.S. Firms: No Exodus Yet, 66 Nat’l Tax J. 395 (2013); The Transfer Pricing Regs Need a Good Edit, 40 Pepperdine L. Rev. 1415 (2013); A Corporate Offshore Profits Transition Tax, 91 N.C. L. Rev. 549 (2013)