Miriam Galston

Portrait of Miriam Galston

Miriam Galston

Associate Professor Emeritus of Law


Office Phone: (202) 994-6781
2000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20052

Miriam Galston has been a member of the GW Law faculty since 1990. She has taught courses on corporations and other business relationships, state debtor and creditor rights and federal bankruptcy law, state and federal law of nonprofits, and jurisprudence courses and seminars. She has written articles and essays in book collections in the areas of legal theory, the history of legal ideas, and public policy issues affecting exempt organizations. She also served for many years as co-chair of the Subcommittee on Political and Lobbying Activities of the Exempt Organizations Committee of the Tax Section of the ABA, and has participated in numerous conferences and organizations devoted to nonprofits and exempt organizations. She received a PhD from the University of Chicago and taught at the University of Texas (Austin) and Brandeis University, where she specialized in teaching and writing about classical Greek, medieval Arabic, and medieval Jewish political philosophy and logic.


In the News

"What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?"

Business Insider quoted Miriam Galston explains Chapter 7 bankruptcy and proceedings.

"Types of Bankruptcy: 6 Options Explained"

Miriam Galston is quoted in Insider in an article explaining different types and ways of bankruptcy.

"Fallout from Allegations of Tea Party Targeting Hamper IRS Oversight of Nonprofits"

Miriam Galston is quoted in the Washington Post about IRS oversight of nonprofits in the wake...

BA, Cornell University; PhD, University of Chicago; JD, Yale University