Sr. Professorial Lecturer and Managing Director, Kogod Tax Policy Center
American University
(202) 885-3258

Caroline Bruckner is a tax professor on the faculty of the Kogod School of Business (KSB) and is the Managing Director of the Kogod Tax Policy Center at American University (AU). Since joining KSB in 2015, she has released groundbreaking research on the gig economy and small business tax literacy as well as women business owners and the U.S. tax code.

Caroline has a master’s degree in Taxation (LLM) from Georgetown University Law Center, a Juris Doctor from George Mason University School of Law where she won the “Best Memorandum of Law Award” for the First-Year Class, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Emory University. She is an American College of Tax Counsel Fellow and member of the (1) National Academy of Social Insurance, (2) American Bar Association, and (3) Virginia State Bar. She is certified as a VITA volunteer and works along with KSB students doing tax returns for low-income D.C. residents each tax season.