Miranda Stewart is a Professor and Director of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, the Australian National University and is also a Professor at the University of Melbourne Law School. TTPI was established with a Treasury endowment in 2013.

Miranda joined the University of Melbourne in 2000. She has more than two decades of teaching experience at a graduate level in taxation law and policy and previously worked in government and major law firms and taught international and comparative tax at New York University School of Law. She has taught as a visitor at Osgoode Hall Law School and University of Florida. Miranda sits on the Permanent Scientific Committee of the International Fiscal Association and an International Fellow of the Centre for Business Taxation at Said Business School, Oxford University.

Miranda has published on a wide range of tax policy, law design and institutional research topics including taxation of business in an era of globalization, not-for-profits and individuals; transnational tax networks and tax reform processes and administration. Recent publications include an edited special issue on a century of income tax in Australia (Australian Tax Forum, December 2015); journal articles on abuse and economic substance in international taxation; and transnational tax law and administration; and edited or authored books include Not for Profits Law (Cambridge University Press, 2014); Sham Transactions (Oxford University Press, 2013); Tax, Law and Development (Edward Elgar, 2013). She engages widely in media and policy debate about tax policy and reform in Australia and internationally.