Stephanie Renee Hoffer earned her L.M.M. in taxation from the New York University School of Law and her J.D. from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She joined the Indiana University (IU) McKinney School of Law faculty in 2020 as a professor and the Lawrence A. Jegen III Chair in Tax Law.
Prior to joining the IU faculty, Hoffer was a professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and a visiting assistant professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. Her scholarship focuses on United States federal income taxation, tax administrative procedure, and opportunities for financial wellness at the intersection of tax and disability law, work for which she has received a Fulbright award. In the classroom, Hoffer teaches federal income taxation of individuals and businesses, tax policy, international tax, and contract law.
Throughout her teaching and practicing career, Hoffer has been honored with several awards and accolades. She is a previous recipient of the John Minor Wisdom Award, and her writings on tax administrative procedure have been cited by federal courts. She has also presented her research both at home and abroad and has testified before the United States Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, and legislative committees.