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Tanyon Boston

Tan Boston
Assistant Professor of Law


Professor Tan Boston returns to Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law as an Assistant Professor, after serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Chase during the 2020-21 academic year. Her teaching interests include property, intellectual property, and sports law. She serves on the Executive Board for the Sports Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), and chairs the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee of the Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA). Prior to joining the Chase Law faculty, Professor Boston was the Director of LL.M. & M.S.L. Programs and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Dayton School of Law.

Professor Boston’s scholarly research focuses on the intersections between sport, intellectual property, and civil rights. Her work appears in the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Virginia Journal of Law and Technology and the Marquette Sports Law Review, among others. She attended law school at the University of Virginia, where she served on the Editorial Board of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology. After graduating from Virginia, Professor Boston’s career included stints at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Wyndham Worldwide. She holds a B.A. from Florida Atlantic University, J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and an LL.M. from the University of Dayton School of Law.