Arthur Cockfield, a Professor of Tax Law at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, holds a J.S.M. and a J.S.D. from the University of Stanford. Cockfield is a Fulbright Chair in Policy Studies at the University of Texas, Austin, a member of Corporate Taxation Reform Expert Panel at the Mowat Centre at the University of Toronto, a Research fellow in taxation law at Monash University, Australia, and a member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) International Editorial Council.
He has several academic works to his credit, including International Taxation in Canada: Principles and Practices, Toronto: LexisNexis, 2006 co-authored, NAFTA Tax Law and Policy: Resolving the Clash between Economic and Sovereignty Concerns, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005 (Book Review), Protecting Taxpayer Privacy under Enhanced Cross-border Tax Information Exchange: Toward a Multilateral Taxpayer Bill of Rights, vol. 42 University of British Columbia Law Review p. 419 (2010), Individual Autonomy, Law, and Technology: Should Soft Determinism Guide Legal Analysis? vol. 30 Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society p. 4 (2010), co-authored, What Can Trade Teach Tax? Examining Reform Options for Article 24 (Non-Discrimination) of the OECD Model Tax Treaty, co-authored, vol. 2 World Tax Journal p. 139 (2010). He has also edited several works, including Globalization and Its Tax Discontents: Tax Policy and International Investments, University of Toronto Press, 2010, Materials on Canadian Income Tax, Thomson Reuters (Carswell), 14th ed., 2010), co-edited.
Cockfield teaches Contracts and Taxation.