Lisa Philipps


LLB (Toronto), LLM (Osgoode), of the Bar of Ontario

Curriculum Vitae
Faculty Assistant: 
Fonseca, Lynne

Professor Philipps is currently on leave from Osgoode while serving as Associate Vice-President Research of York University.  She has taught a variety of tax courses at Osgoode and publishes widely on topics in tax law and fiscal policy.  She provides media commentary on budgets, taxes, law, gender and social policy.  Professor Philipps joined the Osgoode faculty in 1996 after teaching in the faculties of law at the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia.  She practised tax law with the firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP before embarking on her academic career.  Professor Philipps served as Associate Dean (Research, Graduate Studies & Institutional Relations) at Osgoode from 2009 to 2011. 

Recent books:

Tax Expenditures: State of the Art (ed. Lisa Philipps, Neil Brooks and Jinyan Li) (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2011).

Challenging Gender Inequality in Tax Policy Making: Comparative Perspectives (ed. Kim Brooks, Asa Gunnarsson, Lisa Philipps and Maria Wersig) (Oxford: Hart Publishing Inc., 2011).