Tanya Marcum

Associate Professor

Baker Hall 323
(309) 677-2272
tmarcum@bradley.edu

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School
B.S., Business, Central Michigan University

Biography

Tanya Marcum has been at Bradley University since 2007.  Her work experience includes 10 years as in-house legal counsel for the Internal Revenue Service and nine years teaching at Central Michigan University.  She is an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Michigan. 

Teaching

Dr. Marcum teaches BLW 342, Legal Environment of Business, BLW 345, Law of Business, and BUS 641, Legal Issues in Business. She recently developed a new course, BLW 347, Law and the Entrepreneur. Tanya was the 2010 winner of the Caterpillar Faculty Award for Teaching and the 2009 Innovation in Teaching Award. 

Scholarship

Dr. Marcum has published over 25 referred journal articles in outlets including the Mustang Journal of Law and Legal StudiesJournal of Legal Issues and Cases in BusinessThe Tennessee Journal of Business LawSouthern Illinois University Law JournalThe Practical Tax LawyerPepperdine Dispute Resolution JournalJournal of Law and Family StudiesBusiness HorizonsLabor Law Journal,  Journal of Business and AccountingJournal of Small Business StrategyCollege and UniversityJournal of Academic Administration in Higher EducationMichigan AcademicianJournal of Employment and Labor LawJournal of Workplace RightsCPA JournalPractical Tax StrategiesUniversity of La Verne Law Review, and the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review.  Her research interests include alternative dispute resolution, employment law issues, and federal taxation.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Campbell, E. A. (in press). The Search for Equality Through the Rule of Law. University of Detroit Mercy Law Review. [Accepted: June 2015, Submitted: March 2015, Expected Submission: March 2015]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Campbell, E. A. (2015). The Ethical Boundaries of the Attorney-Client Privilege. The Journal of the Legal Profession, 39, 199-229. [Accepted: December 2014, Published: June 2015, Submitted: June 2014]

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J. (in press). It Doesn't Work at Work:  Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace. Labor Law Journal. [Accepted: May 2015, Submitted: April 2015]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J. (in press). Flips and Flops:  A New Approach to a Traditional Law Course. Journal of Legal Studies Education, 32(2), 255-287. [Accepted: April 2015, Submitted: October 2014]

Blair, E. S., Marcum, T. M., Kuobova, V. (2015). 'L3C' designation doesn't matter to consumers. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Exchange. eiexchange.com/content/75-l3c-designation-doesnt-matter-to-consumers [Accepted: February 2015, Published: February 2015, Submitted: January 2015, Expected Submission: December 2014]

(Cabell's) Blair, E. S., Marcum, T. M. (2015). Heed Our Advice:  Exploring How Professionals Guide Small Business Owners in Startup Entity Choice. Journal of Small Business Management. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jsbm.12073/full [Accepted: April 2012, Published: January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2015, Submitted: January 2012]

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J. (2014). When a Public Employer Doesn't Like What Its Employees 'Like':  Social Media and the First Amendment. Labor Law Journal, 65(1), 5-19. [Accepted: November 2013, Published: April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2014, Submitted: November 2013]

Marcum, T. M., Campbell, E. A. (2013). Corpses on the Arbitration Battlegrounds: A War But No Winners. Midwest Law Journal, 25(Spring 2011), 1-35. [Accepted: September 2011, Published: November 2013, Submitted: June 2011]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Hoort, C. D. (2013). Alert:  Be On the Lookout For Protective Orders in the Educational Setting. Thomas M. Cooley Law Review. [Accepted: May 2012, Published: August 2013, Submitted: May 2012]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Campbell, E. A. (2013). The Arbitration Seesaw:  Federal Act Preempts General Law Thereby Restricting Judicial Review. Valparaiso University Law Review, 47(4), 965-991. scholar.valpo.edu/vulr/vol47/iss4/ [Accepted: July 2012, Published: June 2013, Submitted: April 2012]

Campbell, E. A., Marcum, T. M. (2013). Judicial Review Under Review:  A Study of Recent Court Pronouncements. Mustang Journal of Law and Legal Studies, 4(1), 29-56. www.mustangjournals.com/journals.htm [Accepted: December 2012, Published: May 2013, Submitted: September 2012]

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., Robin, J. (2013). How to Lower Costs and Get More Commitment from your Employees who Travel:  Tax and Managerial Implications of Employer Travel Reimbursement Policies. Journal of Legal Issues and Cases in Business, 2, 1-11. www.aabri.com/manuscripts/121122.pdf [Accepted: March 2012, Published: May 2013, Submitted: February 2012]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Blair, E. S. (2012). In Search of a Unique Identity:  The L3C as a Socially Recognized Brand. Transactions:  The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, 14(1), 79-93. trace.tennessee.edu/transactions/ [Accepted: June 2012, Published: December 2012]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., Stoner, C. R. (2012). Reframing the Mediation Lens:  The Call for a Situational Style of Mediation. Southern Illinois University Law Journal, 36(Winter 2012), 317-334. www.law.siu.edu/Journal/36winter/4%20-%20Marcum-finished.pdf [Accepted: November 2011, Published: March 2012, Submitted: May 2011, Expected Submission: May 2011]

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J. (2011). The Perfect Storm:  IRS Response to the PFIC Problem in the UBS Voluntary Disclosure Initiative. The Practical Tax Lawyer, 25(4), 31-44. files.ali-aba.org/thumbs/datastorage/lacidoirep/articles/PTXL1108_Marcum_Perry_thumb.pdf [Accepted: April 2011, Published: August 2011, Submitted: November 2010]

(Cabell's) Perry, S. J., Marcum, T. M., Stoner, C. R. (2011). Stumbling Down the Courthouse Steps:  Mediators' Perceptions of the Stumbling Blocks to Successful Mandated Mediation in Child Custody and Visitation. Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, 11(3), 441-465. law.pepperdine.edu/dispute-resolution-law-journal/issues/volume-eleven/08%20Perry.pdf [Accepted: October 2010, Published: July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2011, Submitted: August 2010, Expected Submission: August 2010]

(Cabell's) Stoner, C. R., Perry, S. J., Marcum, T. M. (2011). The Court, the Parent, and the Child:  Mediator Perceptions of the Purpose and Impact of Mandated Mediation in Child Custody Cases. Journal of Law and Family Studies, 13(1), 151-170. epubs.utah.edu/index.php/jlfs/article/view/494/361 [Published: May 2011]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Blair, E. S. (2011). Entrepreneurial decisions and legal issues in early venture stages:  Advice that shouldn't be ignored. Business Horizons, 54(2), 143-152. [Published: March 2011, Submitted: June 2010, Expected Submission: June 2010]

Perry, S. J., Marcum, T. M. (2010). Dressed For Success:  Can a Claim of Religious Discrimination be Successful? Labor Law Journal, 61(4), 184-191. hr.cch.com/products/ProductID-632.asp [Accepted: October 2010, Published: December 2010, Submitted: April 2010]

(Cabell's) Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., McGowan, M. K. (2010). Business Plan Competitions:  Whose Line Is It Anyway? Journal of Business and Accounting, 3(1), 4-19. [Accepted: September 2010, Published: 2010, Submitted: April 2010]

Academic/Professional Meeting Proceedings

Marcum, T. M., Campbell, E. A. (2012). The Arbitration Seesaw:  Federal Act Preempts General Law Thereby Restricting Judicial Review. Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business: Midwest Academy of Legal Studies Conference Proceedings. [Accepted: March 2012, Published: March 2012, Submitted: January 2012]

Presentations

Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Campbell, E. A. (Presenter & Author), MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies Conference, "Legal Marketing Through the Decades:  Pitfalls of Current Marketing Trends", Chicago, IL. (March, 2015).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "It Doesn’t Work At Work:  Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2015).

Blair, E. S., Marcum, T. M., Kuobova, V., USASBE Annual Conference, "What’s in an Entity: Examining the Branding Potential of Low Profit Limited Liability (L3C) Ventures", US Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Tampa, FL. (January, 2015).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference, "Methods Used to Transition a Traditional Legal Environment of Business Course to a Flipped Classroom", Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Seattle, WA. (August, 2014).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "Flips and Flops:  A New Approach to a Traditional Law Course", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2014).

Marcum, T. M., Campbell, E. A. (Presenter Only), MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "The Ethical Boundaries of the Attorney-Client Privilege", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2014).

Blair, E. S. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Luppino, A. (Presenter & Author), Simmons, M. (Presenter & Author), Carpenter, M. (Presenter & Author), Byrd, W. (Presenter & Author), USASBE Annual Conference, "Preconference: New Legal Issues that Impact Entrepreneurship Education", USASBE, Ft. Worth, TX. (January, 2014).

Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Perry, S. J. (Presenter & Author), 2013 Annual Conference of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, "When a Public Employer Doesn't Like What Its Employees 'Like':  Social Media and the First Amendment", Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Boston, MA. (August, 2013).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies Conference, "Unprotected Public Employee Speech Under the First Amendment", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2013).

Kuester, D. A. (Presenter & Author), Stover, N. A. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Reyer, J. A. (Presenter & Author), 2013 Spring Faculty Teaching & Research Forum, "Faculty Tenure Panel Discussion", Bradley University, Peoria, IL. (January, 2013).

Blair, E. S. (Presenter & Author), Byrd, K. (Presenter & Author), Hollis, L. (Presenter & Author), Jacob, S. (Presenter Only), Kell, W. (Presenter Only), Luppino, T. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Smolinski, H. (Presenter Only), Simmons, M. (Presenter Only), USASBE Annual Conference, "Preconference Workshop:  Law & Entrepreneurship:  Legal Issues Teaching Tools for Various Settings", USASBE, San Francisco, CA. (January, 2013).

Blair, E. S. (Presenter & Author), Welsch, D. H.B. (Presenter & Author), Alpi, S. (Presenter & Author), Hills, G. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Klotz, K. (Presenter & Author), USASBE Annual Meeting, "Dealing with Difficult Departments: Best Practices for a Successful Interdisciplinary and Cross-Disciplinary Entrepreneurship Program", US Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, San Francisco, CA. (January, 2013).

Campbell, E. A. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Author Only), International Academy of Business and Public Administration Conference, "Judicial Review Under Review:  A Study of Court Pronouncements", IABPAD, Honolulu, Hawaii. (August, 2012).

Marcum, T. M., Hoort, C. D., MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "Alert:  Be On the Lookout For Protective Orders in the Educational Setting", Chicago, IL. (March, 2012).

Marcum, T. M., Blair, E. S. (Author Only), MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "In Search of a Unique Identity: The L3C as a Socially Recognized Brand", Chicago, IL. (March, 2012).

Marcum, T. M., Campbell, E. A., MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "The Arbitration Seesaw:  Federal Act Preempts General Law Thereby Restricting Judicial Review", Chicago, IL. (March, 2012).

Blair, E. S. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Author Only), USASBE Annual Meeting, "Cross-Campus Teaching Regarding Legal Issues in Student Entrepreneurship", US Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, New Orleans, LA. (January, 2012).

Blair, E. S. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Author Only), Dandridge, N. (Presenter & Author), Morin, L. (Presenter & Author), Robson, R. (Presenter & Author), USASBE Annual Meeting, "Cross-Campus Teaching Regarding Legal Issues in Student Entrepreneurship", USASBE, New Orleans, LA. (January, 2012).

Blair, E. S. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Author Only), USASBE Annual Meeting, "Good Advice: How Do Attorneys Instruct, Assist, and Encourage Entrepreneurs to Make Good Entity Choices?", US Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, New Orleans, LA. (January, 2012).

Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Perry, S. J. (Presenter & Author), Robin, J. (Author Only), Academic and Business Research Institute International Conference, "Tax and Managerial Implications of Employer Travel Reimbursement Policies:  How to Use Policies to Maximize Employee Productivity and Satisfaction", Academic and Business Research Institute, Las Vegas, NV. (October, 2011).

Perry, S. J. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Annual Fall Teaching and Scholarship Forum, "Legal Aspects of Teaching", Bradley University, Peoria, IL. (August, 2011).

Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Stoner, C. R. (Author Only), Perry, S. J. (Presenter & Author), MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies Conference, "In Vogue:  Mediator Styles as Fashioned for Child Custody Mediation", Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Chicago, IL. (March, 2011).

Marcum, T. M., Campbell, E. A. (Presenter & Author), MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "Corpses on the Arbitration Battlegrounds: A War But No Winners", Chicago, IL. (March, 2011).

Botz, D. (Presenter & Author), Cameron, E. A. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), McNary, G. W. (Presenter & Author), Smith, D. R. (Presenter & Author), MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, "Panel Member:  Navigating Turbulent Waters: Gender Diversity and Surviving Academia", Chicago, IL. (March, 2011).

Blair, E. S. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), Hanlon, B. (Presenter & Author), Cavenaugh, T. (Presenter & Author), USASBE Annual Meeting, "Legal issues in university entrepreneurship programs: How do we best teach, advise, and mentor our students (and ourselves) on the legal implications of entrepreneurship?", USASBE, Hilton Head. (January, 2011).

Blair, E. S. (Presenter & Author), Marcum, T. M. (Presenter & Author), CBER Colloquium, "Using Google Wave for Collaborative Academic Writing", CBER, Peoria, IL. (October, 2010).

Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., SEALSB Charleston Conference 2010, "Understanding Audit Issues Surrounding Passive Foreign Investment Companies", Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Charleston, SC. (October, 2010).

Research Awards

  • "2014" Schultze Award," Entrepreneurship and Innovation Exchange (EIX), 2015
  • "Outstanding Paper in 2012 Proceedings Award," Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2012
  • "Nomination For Exemplary Legal Writing," Green Bag, supported by George Mason School of Law, 2011
  • "Zacharias Memorial Prize for Scholarship in Professional Responsibility," Am. Bar Association Committee on Ethics, 2010

Leadership in Academic Societies

  • Board Member, MBAA International Organization, 2010 - Present
  • Board Member, MBAA International Organization, 2011-2014
  • Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2011-2012
  • Officer, President/President Elect, Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2010-2011

Practice in Field

Consulting

  • Portland Public Schools, 1996 - 2012

Corporate and Organizational Board Memberships

  • President, Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business. (March 2003 - 2016).
  • Vice-President, Conference Chair, Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business. (March 2003 - 2016).
  • Secretary, Proceedings Editor, Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business. (March 2003 - 2016).
  • Board Member, Portland Public Schools Board of Education, 1996 - 2012

Writer/Reviewer for Accreditation, Certification or Examination

  • External Reviewer of Tenure-Promotion, Oakland University, 2015
  • External Tenure Reviewer, Alma College, 2014

Conferences

  • Conference Attendance, MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, MBAA International & MALSB, 2015
  • Conference Attendance, US Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship, USASBE, 2015
  • Conference Attendance, Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2014
  • Conference Attendance, MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, MBAA International & MALSB, 2014
  • Conference Attendance, US Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship, USASBE, 2014
  • Conference Attendance, Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2013
  • Conference Attendance, MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, MBAA International & MALSB, 2013
  • Conference Attendance, US Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship, USASBE, 2013
  • Conference Attendance, MBAA International--Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, MBAA International & MALSB, 2012
  • Conference Attendance, US Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship, USASBE, 2011
  • Conference Attendance, Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, SEALSB, 2010

Service

Dr. Marcum is a member of the Department’s Strategic Planning Committee, New Faculty Mentorship Committee, Pre-Law Center Advisory Council, and the Affirmative Action Committee.  Dr. Marcum is a judge for the Springboard Business Plan Competition and a co-advisory to the Women In Business Organization.  She has been the chairperson for the Committee on Contractual Relations.  Dr. Marcum has played leadership roles in the Midwest Academy of Legal Studies of Business and is a member of the Advisory Council to the MBAA International Organization.  She also serves as a reviewer to several academic journals including the Midwest Law Journal, Michigan Academician, and Journal of Workplace Rights.