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Tanyon Boston

Tan Boston
Assistant Professor of Law


Professor Tan Boston's scholarship focuses on the intersections of sport, intellectual property and civil rights. Most notably, she has written and spoken extensively on legal matters in the burgeoning area of Name, Image and Likeness, or NIL. Her law review articles have been published or are forthcoming in the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, the Marquette Sports Law Review and the University of Richmond Law Review. She is chair-elect for the Sports Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools and chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee of the Sports and Recreation Law Association. 

Professor Boston joined the Chase faculty as an assistant professor of law in 2022, after having been a visiting professor during the 2020-21 academic year. She was previously a visiting assistant professor of law and director of the Master of Law and Master in the Study of Law programs at the University of Dayton School of Law.

Prior to academia, Professor Boston's career included stints at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Wyndham Worldwide. She earned an LL.M. (Master of Laws) at the University of Dayton School of Law, a Juris Doctor at the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts at Florida Atlantic University.