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Jeffrey H. Anderson

Former Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics

Mr. Anderson is a constitutional scholar and is a leader in formulating domestic policy proposals.  Mr. Anderson served as a professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he won the USAFA Political Science Department's highest honors for upper-division teaching and for research and writing (for “Learning from the Great Council of Revision Debate”).  As the 2017 Project's Executive Director and a Hudson Institute Senior Fellow, Mr. Anderson advanced creative proposals, including Main Street-oriented health-care, tax, and immigration reform.  He was Director of the Office of Health Reform at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2017, leading efforts to reduce insurance premiums, regulatory burdens, and opioid abuse. Mr. Anderson co-created the Anderson and Hester Computer Rankings, which were part of the BCS formula to determine college football's annual national championship matchup.  Mr. Anderson received a Ph.D. in political science from Claremont Graduate University.

Date Created: January 21, 2021