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Darryl Lee Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accounting and Financial Services


Academic Area Of Study

  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Accounting for Income Taxes
  • Intermediate and Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance



  • B.S.  in Accountancy, Bentley University (formerly Bentley College) 1993
  • M.S. in Taxation, Bentley University (formerly Bentley College) 2000
  • M.S. in Accounting, University of Arizona, 2001
  • P.hD in Accounting and Corporate Finance, University of Arizona, 2006


Academic and Research Areas

  • Federal Income Tax Law and Research
  • Empirical Tax Research
  • Capital Markets and Financial Accounting Research
  • Taxes and Asset Prices
  • Accounting for Income Taxes


Ongoing Research Areas

  • How accounting information effects stock prices
  • Accounting for Income Taxes under FAS109 and FIN48
  • The effect of auditor insurance on client firm stock prices
  • Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Taxation of Corporate Distributions
  • Taxation of Closely Held Corporations
  • Partnership and S Corporation Taxation
  • Transactional and Technical Tax Issues


Classes Taught at IWU

  • Introduction to Taxation
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Special Issues in Taxation
  • Accounting for Decision Making


Departmental Roles

  • Academic Advisor


bullet Dr. Brown's Biography

email dbrown1@iwu.edu phone  (309) 556-1524 address State Farm Hall 311
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL 61701