Professor Wilson Receives Scottish Fellowship
Professor Tom Wilson has been named a Neil MacCormick Fellow by the University of Edinburgh School of Law. The Fellowship is named in honor of Professor Sir Neil MacCormick, Professor Emeritus and formerly Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations. Up to five MacCormick Fellows are named each year, and Professor Wilson will join scholars from Victoria University of Wellington, Queens University, Canada, the University of Montreal, and the University of California. Professor Wilson will be in residence at the University of Edinburgh for the Fall 2010 semester.
Professor Wilson began his teaching career in 1997 at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business--Bloomington. In 1999 he joined the faculty of the School of Law - Indianapolis, where he teaches Contract Law, Sales, and Real Estate Transfer, Finance & Development in the J.D. program and American Legal Systems in the LL.M. program. Wilson is Director of the Law School’s LL.M. program in American Law for Foreign Lawyers, Director of the Joint Center for Asian Law Studies—in partnership with Renmin University School of Law in Beijing—and Co-Director of the Chinese Law Summer Program, which is held at the Renmin University of China School of Law. Wilson has received awards for teaching excellence at both the Indiana University School of Law—Indianapolis and at the Indiana University Kelly School of Business—Bloomington.
Professor Wilson’s scholarship focuses on real estate finance and mortgage foreclosure law. In 2009, he was Chair of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Real Estate Transactions. Wilson regularly engages in international law-related activities, including teaching courses at law and business schools in China, Croatia, Egypt, Hungary, Lithuania, and Romania.