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Michael P Donohoe

Assistant 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

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

Recent Publications

Chang, H., Donohoe, M., Sougiannis, T. Forthcoming. Do analysts understand the economic and reporting complexities of derivatives? Journal of Accounting and Economics

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

Donohoe, M. 2015. The Economic Effects of Financial Derivatives in Corporate Tax Avoidance. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 59: 1-24

Donohoe, M., Knechel, R. 2014. Does Corporate Tax Aggressiveness Influence Audit Pricing? Contemporary Accounting Research, 31: 284-308

Donohoe, M., McGill, G., Outslay, E. 2014. Risky Business: The Prosopography of Corporate Tax Planning. National Tax Journal, 67: 851-874

Donohoe, M., McGill, G., Outslay, E. 2013. Back to the Drawing Board: The Structural and Accounting Consequences of a Switch to a Territorial Tax System. National Tax Journal, 66: 713-744

Honors and Awards

Nominee, Outstanding Educator Award, Illinois CPA Society, 2015

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Faculty Fellowship in Accountancy, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-2015

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

Best Discussant Award, 19th Annual Conference of the Journal of the American Taxation Association, 2013

Teaching Excellence Award, Illinois Student Senate/Standing Committee on Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013

Raymond A. Hoffman Faculty Excellence Award in Research, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012-2013

Outstanding Paper Award, Journal of the American Taxation Association, 2012

Outstanding Tax Dissertation Award, American Taxation Association/PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2012

Teaching and Research Interests

Federal Taxation

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