Jason Buhi

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law


  • J.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D., University of Hong Kong

  • Dr. Jason Buhi teaches Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, and Current Legal Issues Between Hong Kong and Mainland China. He holds a J.D. from the Pennsylvania State University and a Ph.D. in Constitutional Law from the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He was first in his class at Constitutional Law at Penn State, and his Ph.D. dissertation represents the first comprehensive treatise on Macau’s constitutional development in the English language. He has also authored several articles on developments in Hong Kong, greater China, and Vietnam. Dr. Buhi is a member of the Maryland, Washington DC, and US Supreme Court bar associations. He was first introduced to China as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar (2007-2008).



    • Comparative Constitutional Law
    • Constitutional Law Ⅱ
  • Book Chapters

    • “The Divergent Socialist Constitutionalism of the People’s Republic of China and Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Comparative Perspective,” with Fu Hualing, in Socialist Law in Socialist East Asia, John Gillespie et al. (Eds.), (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018).

    Ph.D. Dissertation

    • “The Constitutional History of Macau During the Era of Portuguese Jurisdiction, 1553-1999.”  Submitted in partial fulfillment of the degree of Ph.D. in Law from the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law (October 2017).

    Law Review Articles

    • Autonomy with Portuguese Characteristics: A Primer on the Privileges of Portugal’s Autonomous Regions for the Special Administrative Region Audience,” 46(3) HONG KONG LAW J. 879 (2016).
    • 明末清初的澳门初生宪政” (Macau’s Constitution during the Ming-Qing Transition), 3 FUDAN U. LAW REV. 59 (2016).
    • “The Potential Contributions of Maryland’s Referendum Law to the Vietnamese Constitution of 2013,” HO CHI MINH CITY U. SCHOOL OF LAW J. (Conference Edition, May 2015).
    • “Foreign Affairs and the Chinese Constitutions under the Hu Jintao Administration,” 37 BOSTON COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW REV. 1 (2014).
    • “The Perpetual Dance: Interpreting ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Through the Lens of Tongbian Dialectics,” 1 HONG KONG LAW J. (2014).


    SSRN author page: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1272027

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