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Michael P Donohoe

Associate Professor of Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow


Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting, University of Florida, 2011
M.Acc., Highest Honors, Taxation, University of North Florida, 2002
B.S.Ac., Accounting, University of Florida, 2001

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017 to present
Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011-2017
Senior Tax Associate, Gunn & Company, PA, 2004-2006
Tax Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 2003-2004

Recent Publications

Donohoe, M., Lisowsky, P., Mayberry, M. Forthcoming. The Effects of Competition from S Corporations on the Organizational Form Choice of Rival C Corporations. Contemporary Accounting Research

Chang, H., Donohoe, M., Sougiannis, T. 2016. Do analysts understand the economic and reporting complexities of derivatives? Journal of Accounting and Economics, 61: 584-604

Donohoe, M. 2015. Financial Derivatives in Corporate Tax Avoidance: A Conceptual Perspective. The Journal of the American Taxation Association, 37: 37-68

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Educator Award, Illinois CPA Society, 2018

Outstanding Young Alumni Award, University of Florida, 2018

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Faculty Fellowship in Accountancy, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013 to present

Nominee, Outstanding Educator Award, Illinois CPA Society, 2015, 2017

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, College of Business Alumni Association, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015-2016

Head's Award for Excellence in Accountancy Education, Department of Accountancy, 2015-2016

Teaching and Research Interests

Federal Taxation

The intersection of financial reporting and coprorate taxation using archival methods.