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Ellen Best, Ph.D.

Ellen Best
Title: Assistant Professor - Accounting
Phone: 706-864-1597
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Office: Barnes Hall 125, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: Taxation, Managerial Accounting

Overview

Dr. Best joined the faculty of the Mike Cottrell College of Business at the University of North Georgia in 2013. She holds a Masters of Taxation degree from Georgia State University and also a Ph.D. in Accounting. Prior to her time at UNG, Dr. Best worked in corporate taxation at KPMG, concentrating mainly on foreign inbound clients.

Courses Taught

ACCT 2101: Principles of Accounting I, ACCT 2102: Principles of Accounting II, ACCT 3350: Federal Income Taxation, ACCT 4350: Advanced Federal Income Taxation, ACCT 6300: Accounting for Decision Making

Education

  • Ph.D, Accounting, Georgia State University, 2014
  • M.Tx., Taxation, Georgia State University, 2006
  • BBA, Accounting, Georgia State University, 2004

Research/Special Interests

Taxation, accounting education, judgment and decision making, business ethics

Work Experience

Instructor and Research Assistant
Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business
2007-2011

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business
2004-2005

Tax Associate
KPMG LLP
2004-2007

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