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Petro Lisowsky

Assistant Professor of Accountancy and PwC Faculty Fellow


Biographical Sketch

Petro (Pete) Lisowsky is an Associate Professor of Accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include U.S. and international corporate tax policy; tax reporting, disclosure, and organizational form; and financial reporting and audit choices of private companies. His research has been published in several leading accounting journals. He also teaches an undergraduate course on taxes in the College of Business.

Outside the College, Lisowsky has been an academic consultant to the Internal Revenue Service since 2005, and worked at the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Tax Analysis, U.S. Defense Department, and Deloitte Tax LLP. He is currently a visiting associate professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and an external affiliate with the Norwegian Center for Taxation (NoCeT) at the Norwegian School of Economics.

Lisowsky holds a BBA and Master of Accounting degrees from the University of Michigan, a PhD from Boston University, and is a licensed CPA. He is married and has two daughters.