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Thomas Finnegan

Lecturer of Accountancy and Associate Director BSA/MAS Program

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993
J.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984
M.A.S., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983
B.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1980

Positions Held

Associate Director, BSA/MAS Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 to present
Lecturer of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996 to present
Director, Undergraduate Accountancy Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002-2012
Director of Academics, MBA Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998-2000
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993-1996
Full-Time Faculty, DePaul University, 1986-1988
Tax Consultant, Arthur Andersen & Co., 1984-1986

Recent Publications

Finnegan, T., Molloy, K. , Sternburg, T. 2012. A Comprehensive Analysis of Cases Litigated in the Small Case Division of the U.S. Tax Court. American Taxation Association Journal of Legal Tax Research

Finnegan, T. 2011. Illinois is a “Leader” in More Ways than One: Big 10 Football and Tax Litigation. Practice Advantage -- Illinois CPA Society

Finnegan, T. 2011. Disaster Relief and Job Creation: The Clean Energy Federal Tax Credit Connection. Practice Advantage -- Illinois CPA Society

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Educator Award Nominee, Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS), present
List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial accounting, taxation, managerial and cost accounting, governmental and not-for-profit accounting.

 

Contact Information:

283 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 244-7783
tfinnegn@illinois.edu


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