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Ryan Doerfler

Ryan Doerfler is a Lecturer in Law and Bigelow Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School.

Ryan's research addresses questions in statutory and constitutional interpretation, drawing on contemporary work in philosophy of action and philosophy of language. He is also interested in various doctrinal puzzles in administrative law and federal courts.

Ryan clerked for Chief Judge Sandra L. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Prior to that, Ryan earned a JD and a PhD in philosophy from Harvard University. He also received a BA in philosophy from Wake Forest University.