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Petro Lisowsky

Associate Professor of Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow and Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellow


Educational Background

D.B.A., Boston University, 2008
M.Acc., University of Michigan, 2002
B.B.A., University of Michigan, 2001

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015 to present
Academic Corporate Tax Instructor, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 2015 to present
External Affiliate, Norwegian School of Economics, 2014 to present
Academic Consultant, Internal Revenue Service, Large Business & International: Planning, Analysis, Inventory, and Research, 2005 to present
Visiting Associate Professor of Accounting, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, 2015-2016
Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008-2015
Academic Consultant, U.S. Internal Revenue Service, National Headquarters: Compliance Analysis and Modeling, 2011-2012
Teaching Assistant, Boston University, 2005-2008
Instructor, Boston University, 2006
Tax Associate, Deloitte LLP, Private Client Advisors Group, 2005
Research Assistant, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis, 2004
Accounting Analyst, U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Finance & Accounting Service, 2002-2003
Instructor, University of Michigan, 2001-2002
Tax Associate, Deloitte LLP, Comprehensive Tax Services Group, 2001

Recent Publications

Klassen, K., Lisowsky, P., Mescall, D. Forthcoming. Transfer Pricing: Strategies, Practices, and Tax Minimization. Contemporary Accounting Research

Klassen, K., Lisowsky, P., Mescall, D. 2016. The Role of Auditors, Non-Auditors and Internal Tax Departments in Corporate Tax Aggressiveness. The Accounting Review, 91: 179-205

Donohoe, M. , Lisowsky, P., Mayberry, M. 2015. Who Benefits from the Tax Advantages of Organizational Form Choice? National Tax Journal, 68: 975-998

Beck, P., Lisowsky, P. 2014. Tax Uncertainty and Voluntary Real-Time Tax Audits. The Accounting Review, 89: 867-901

Honors and Awards

Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellowship in Accountancy, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, present

ATA Tax Manuscript Award for "Do Publicly Disclosed Tax Reserves Tell Us About Privately Disclosed Tax Shelter Activity?" co-authored with Leslie Robinson (Dartmouth) and Andrew Schmidt (North Carolin, American Tax Association, 2016

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Faculty Fellowship, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010 to present

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

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

Head's Award for Excellence in Accountancy Education for 2011-2012, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012

Teaching and Research Interests

Taxation and Tax Policy (corporate and individual, undergraduate and graduate levels); Financial Accounting and Reporting (undergraduate and graduate levels)

Domestic and International Corporate Tax Compliance and Policy; Financial Reporting of Corporate Tax Uncertainty; Financial Reporting and Audit Choices of Private Companies.