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Reed Shuldiner

Alvin L. Snowiss Professor of Law; Co-Director, Center for Tax Law and Policy

Reed Shuldiner is one of the nation’s top experts on the federal income tax. He is best known for his seminal work on the taxation of financial products.

His current areas of research include the taxation of wealth and the treatment of risk under the income tax. Prior to coming to Penn, Shuldiner worked in the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Treasury.

While at Penn Law, he has advised the governments of China, Lithuania, the Philippines, and South Africa on income tax issues on behalf of the International Monetary Fund and the U.S. Treasury.


  • PhD (economics)MIT85
  • JDHarvard83
  • BSEPrinceton77

Courses Taught

  • Federal Income Taxation| International Taxation| Taxation of Financial Products| Tax Policy