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Karen Molloy

Associate Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State U, 1980
M.S., Accounting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State U, 1977
B.S., Accounting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State U, 1975

Positions Held

Director of MSA Program, University of Illinois, 1999-2009
Associate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois, 1986-2009
Faculty Advisor for Undergraduate Program, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois, 1994-2000
Director of MS Tax Program, University of Illinois, 1996-1999
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, 1981-1986
Instructor of Accountancy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1977-1979

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. , Molloy, K., Sternburg, T. 2011. Information That All Taxpayers and Tax Professionals Should Know About the U.S. Tax Court: Is There a Need for CPA Representation in the Tax Court? Practice Advantage -- Illinois CPA Society

Molloy, K. 2006. Succession Planning for the Closely Held Business; Federal Gift and Estate Taxes; Gift and Estate Tax Planning. In W. A. Raabe, et al. (Ed.), West"s Federal Taxation: Advanced Taxation. West/South Western College Publishing.

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches courses in tax research, estate planning, and U.S. individual/corporate/partnership tax.

Research focuses on foreign tax systems, and effective corporate tax rates.