|Dr. Harris teaches
courses in the area of federal income taxation. In the spring semester,
he will teach a graduate tax course appropriate for both MBAs and graduate
accounting students, aimed at integrating tax laws and business decision
making. He will also teach an introductory undergraduate course on taxation,
and a similar course for graduate students (cross-listed).
Dr. Harris's research interests focus on
the effects of taxation on business decisions and on the interaction between
firms' financial disclosures and markets' evaluations of their values.
He was awarded the American Taxation Association Outstanding Manuscript
Award for 1995-96, for his research.
He earned his doctorate from the University
of Michigan. Before joining the SU accounting department, Dr. Harris was
on the faculty of the Pennsylvania State University. A CPA, Dr. Harris
has also held the positions of tax senior, with Coopers & Lybrand in
Chicago, and international tax attorney for a Fortune 500 company.