The Carlson School Department of Accounting offers a stimulating learning environment with outstanding synergies across paradigms. Students in accounting develop an understanding of accounting in its relationship to other disciplines such as economics, finance, psychology, and sociology. Some of the most respected scholars and researchers in accounting serve as faculty members in our department and for the program. Current faculty research covers such diverse areas as information economics, decision-making processes, market efficiency, and security valuation.
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Frank Gigler came to the Carlson School from the University of Chicago where he taught for several years after receiving his doctorate.
Michael Iselin joined the Carlson School of Management as an assistant professor in 2014. His research primarily focuses on the impact of new accounting standards and regulations on firm's decisions. He also has work related to financial institutions, bank regulation, risk management and corporate governance. His research has been published in The Journal of Accounting and Economics.
Chandra Kanodia earned his PhD in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University where he also received his master's in accounting. He also holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management.
Paul Ma is an assistant professor of accounting at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He earned a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University in 2013, where he was the recipient of the Carl M. and Carolyn C. Franklin Graduate Fellowship. Prior to attending Stanford he received his BA in economics from the University of Chicago, and won the D.
Joshua Madsen is an assistant professor of accounting and teaches intermediate accounting for undergraduate accounting and finance majors. His research focuses on the effect of financial disclosure on the dissemination of information. Professor Madsen received a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2013.
Gaoqing Zhang joined the Carlson School of Management in 2014.
Professor Zhang received her PhD of Accounting from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota in 2007. Before joining Carlson as a tenured Associate Professor of Accounting in July 2018, she was a faculty member at Fisher College of Business, the Ohio State University.
Roger is a senior lecturer at the Carlson School of Management teaching:
US Taxation of Business Entities
US Taxation of Corporations
US Taxation of Mergers & Acquisitions
Paul G. Gutterman brings more than 10 years of practical experience to his MBT classes. He began his career in the tax area of Dorsey and Whitney, the Upper Midwest's largest law firm. As senior manager in Ernst & Young's tax department, Gutterman focused on IRS representation. corporate, partnership, and exempt organization taxation.
Kendell Poch previously served in various roles within the consulting industry and most recently in public accounting at KPMG, and she also received both her MBA and MBT from the Carlson School. Kendell shifted to a full-time faculty role in 2017 teaching undergraduate, MBA, and executive education courses at the Carlson School, and she also serves as the undergraduate coordinator for the accou