Ryan Wilson

Ryan Wilson, Honors Scholar, Class of 2006

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2006

Mr. Wilson graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with degrees in both classical languages and philosophy. He continued at UIUC as a graduate student, teaching Greek culture and Latin while earning his Master's degree in the Classics. His academic focus shifted to Japan where he spent two years teaching English while perfecting his Japanese language skills, passing the second-highest level (2-kyuu) of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

While at IIT Chicago-Kent, Mr. Wilson served as Executive Articles Editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review and as extern to the Honorable George W. Lindberg, Senior U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.

Currently, Mr. Wilson is an associate in the Tax Department of Cades Schutte, Honolulu, Hawaii, where he advises clients on a wide range of corporate, partnership, and real estate tax issues, and also handles federal and state tax audits.


2006 Honors Scholars Seminar Paper

Making Science of Art: Unreasonable Compensation and Judge Posner’s Independent Investor Test in Exacto Spring