Neil H. Buchanan

Neil H. Buchanan

Title: Professor of Law

Telephone: 202.994.3875

B.A., Vassar College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University; J.D., University of Michigan

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Tax Policy; Budgeting, Deficits, and Debt; Federal Income Tax; Contracts; Election Debate Analysis; Social Security; Health Care Reform


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Brief Bio:

  • specialist in government deficits, Social Security, and tax policy
  • has published articles in law reviews, policy journals, refereed social science journals, edited volumes, and legal and general periodicals
  • has testified before Congress on tax reform
  • is a columnist for Verdict, an on-line legal magazine, and a former columnist for FindLaw's Writ
  • writes regularly for the legal blog "Dorf on Law" and has been a guest contributor to other academic blogs such as "Concurring Opinions," "TaxProf Blog", "A Taxing Matter", and "Left2Right"
  • former economics professor