Ryan Dessler

Manager, Graduate Tax Program

  • Staff
  • Graduate Tax Program

Professional Biography

Ryan is the Manager of the Graduate Tax Program. He advances students’ goals by ensuring students are provided with the support and opportunities necessary to succeed and achieve their objectives.

Prior to joining the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Ryan was the Coordinator of the Honors Program at Keiser University, where he also taught courses in the subjects of tax law, business law, criminal law, composition, and literature. Ryan’s other experiences in higher education include working as a Writing Studio Coordinator and as an At-Risk Student Advisor.

Additionally, Ryan served as an Assistant Public Defender in Broward County, Florida for five years.

Ryan earned his JD from Florida International University, his MA in British-American Literature from Florida Atlantic University, and his BA in English from the University of Florida.


  • JD, Florida International University
  • MA, British-American Literature, Florida Atlantic University
  • BA, English, University of Florida.