Douglass G. Boshkoff
Robert H. McKinney Professor Emeritus of Law
- Contact Information
- (812) 855-3789
- Law Building 324
A.B. at Harvard University, 1952
L.L.B. at Harvard University, 1955
Contracts I (B501)
- Dean, Indiana University Maurer School of Law (1972-75)
- McKinney Professorship for excellence in scholarship (1992-present)
- American Correspondent, Insolvency Intelligence
- Lecturer, National Judicial Center
- Indiana University Frederick Bachman Lieber Teaching Award (1989)
Over the course of three decades, Professor Boshkoff has taught many courses including Bankruptcy, Contracts, and Secured Transactions. His excellence as a teacher has been recognized by generations of law students and by his peers, who have honored him with the Gavel Award, the Leon Wallace Teaching Award, and the Indiana University Distinguished Teaching Award—the university's highest award for teaching.
Professor Boshkoff has compiled a remarkable record of service and scholarship. He served as dean of the Law School from 1972 to 1975 and as program coordinator of the London Law Consortium at the time of its inception. He is the author of three books and more than 70 articles, and in 1992, he was awarded the McKinney Professorship for his excellence in scholarship.
Although he retired in 1996, Professor Boshkoff continues to teach one course each year.
- Constructive Haiku and the Law of Contracts, 39 Ariz. St. L. J. 135 (2007).
- Bankruptcy-Based Discrimination, 68 Am Bankr. L.J. 387 (1992).
- United States Judicial Assistance in Cross-Boarder Insolvencies, 36 Int'l. and Comp. L.Q. 729 (1987).
- Conditional, Limited, and Suspended Discharges in Anglo-American Bankruptcy Proceedings, 131 U. Pa. L. Rev. 69 (1982).
- Course Selection, Student Characteristics, and Bar Examination Performance: the Indiana University Law School Experience, 27 J. Legal Ed. 127 (1975) (With P. Cutright and K. Cutright).