KPMG/ATA Tax Doctoral Consortium

The goal of the doctoral consortium is to help prospective new tax faculty make the right choices in the early stages of their careers so that they become successful scholars. We welcome doctoral students who are undecided about taxation as a focus of their research. KPMG provides funding for student hotel costs and meals. Please let doctoral students at your institution know about the Tax Doctoral Consortium.

2017 Tax Doctoral Consortium

2016 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: Jake Thornock
2015 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: Petro Lisowsky
2014 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: Diana Falsetta
2013 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: Sonja Rego
2012 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: Andy Cuccia
2011 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: LeAnn Luna
2010 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: Jennifer Blouin
2009 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: Susan Porter
2008 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: John Phillips
2007 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: John Robinson
2006 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: Ben Ayers
2005 Tax Doctoral Consortium Chair: Lil Mills

Letter from the President


I hope the new academic year is going well for all of you.

Over the summer, one of the first tasks as President is to assemble committees. Without hesitation, everyone accepted the invitation to participate and serve on one or more committees. I extend a heartfelt “Thank you!” to all of you. The ATA is truly an amazing group of individuals, who continually support each other to disseminate tax knowledge.

Many of us enjoyed reuniting at the AAA annual meeting in San Francisco. Special thanks to Kirsten Cook and his committee for organizing an excellent group of ATA sessions, as well as...

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ATA Memorial Fund

The ATA created this fund to provide a vehicle for ATA members to contribute in memory of deceased ATA members and friends.

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Tax Career Center

Visit the AAA Career Center to Explore Opportunities in Tax Positions

From Analytics to Auditing, or Corporate Tax to Tax Law, there are great career opportunities awaiting you in Tax related fields.

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ATA News

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Ed Outslay passed away on May 20, 2019 at age 67. Ed was the Deloitte/Michael Licata Endowed Professor of Taxation at Michigan State University's Broad College of Business.

To read the announcement from Michigan State University, please CLICK HERE.  Ed was also a longtime assistant coach for the East Lansing High School baseball team. Read more HERE.