Petro (Pete) Lisowsky is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University and an external research affiliate with the Norwegian Center for Taxation at the Norwegian School of Economics. He was formerly an Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Visiting Associate Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Lisowsky has research interests in U.S. and international corporate tax policy; tax reporting, disclosure, and organizational form; and financial reporting choices of private companies. His research has been published in several leading accounting journals. Lisowsky has taught various tax and financial accounting courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral student levels. He has been an academic consultant to the Internal Revenue Service since 2005, and worked at the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Tax Analysis, U.S. Defense Department, and Deloitte Tax LLP. He was formerly Vice President of the American Taxation Association.

Lisowsky holds a BBA and Master of Accounting degrees, both from the University of Michigan, and a PhD from Boston University. He is a licensed CPA.

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