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About Timothy A. Canova

Tim Canova is a Professor of Law and Public Finance at the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center.
Canova’s research crosses the disciplines of law, public finance, economics, and history. He was an early critic of financial deregulation and warned of the dangers of the bubble economy. He has authored more than two dozen articles and book chapters, including articles in the Harvard Law & Policy Review, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Brooklyn Law Review, Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, and UC Davis Law Review.

Canova teaches in the area of business law, corporations, banking, and financial regulation. He has previously taught at the University of Miami School of Law, the University of Arizona College of Law, and the University of New Mexico School of Law where he was first granted tenure. He subsequently taught at the Chapman University School of Law where he was the Betty Hutton Williams Professor of International Economic Law and served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Canova received his B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College, J.D. degree cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center, and master’s diploma in graduate legal studies from the University of Stockholm where he was a Swedish Institute Visiting Scholar. He previously served as a legislative assistant to the late U.S. Senator Paul E. Tsongas and practiced law with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York City.


Present Professor of Law and Public Finance, Nova Southeastern University



Contact Information

Timothy A. Canova
Professor of Law and Public Finance
Nova Southeastern University
Shepard Broad Law Center
3305 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314
(954) 262-6150


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