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Carlson KPMG Professor of Accounting




  • Professor of Accounting

    Tippie College of Business

  • Department Executive Officer, Accounting


  • PhD in Management, Cornell University, 1998
  • Master of Science in Business and Public Administration, Cornell University, 1997
  • MAc in Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1992
  • BS in Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1990

Areas of Interest

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Financial Reporting of Income Tax

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Public Interest - Best Paper Award for the 2020 International Section Midyear meeting, Public Interest Section of the American Accounting Association, 2020
  • 2007 Tax Manuscript Award, American Taxation Association, 2007
  • Dean's Teaching Award, 2006

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • (2018, July) Financial Reporting of Income Taxes and Financial Statement Users: The knowns and the unknowns. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at EIASM Tax Conference Muenster, Muenster, Germany.

Editorial & Review Activities

  • The Accounting Review, Editor.
  • Contemporary Accounting Research, Editorial Board Member, June 2021 - March 2021.